Vegan World Index®

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  • The Vegan World Index® is the third vegan stock index created by Beyond Investing, following the launches of its US Vegan Climate Index in June 2018 and Europe Vegan Climate Index in May 2021.
  • In contrast to the Vegan Climate Indexes, which include all eligible stocks after application of its screening policies, the Vegan World Index first applies these screens and then proactively selects those companies whose activities contribute the most towards the achievement of a world free from animal exploitation.
  • This index maintains the zero animal exploitation principles of all our investment products and through its proactive selection provides a targeted thematic exposure to the accelerating plant-based and cruelty-free trend.

Inception date: 15 June 2021

Benchmark: MSCI World Food and Agriculture Index
Calculation agent: Impact-Cubed

Number of stocks

Weighted average market cap

Beta

Tracking error

Excess return

138

$4.8bn

0.64

0.84%

10.18%

Number of stocks

138

Weighted average market cap

$4.8bn

Beta

0.64

Tracking error

0.84%

Excess return

10.18%

(annualised through 31 December 2023)

Live Index Price Performance

Vegan World Index - performance

(from 30 August 2013 to 31 December 2023)

Breakdown by Theme

Breakdown by Geography

World Vegan Index - Geography Breakdown

(as at 31 December 2023)

Top 10 Constituents

  • Celsius Holdings, Inc – 2.52%
  • elf Beauty, Inc – 2.37%
  • SLC Agricola S.A. – 2.36%
  • Yuan Longping High-Tech Agriculture Co. Ltd – 2.31%
  • Eclat Textile Co Ltd – 2.30%
  • Chongqing Hongjiu Fruit Co. Ltd – 2.25%
  • Ingredion Inc- 2.20%
  • Natura & Co. Holding SA – 2.17%
  • MGP Ingredients, Inc – 2.14%
  • Dole Plc – 2.11%

(as at 31st December 2023)

Impact Metrics

Vegan World Index - Impact Metrics

Animal Impact

30,000 animals “spared” for every $1 million invested for one year in animal-free global investments.

The above figure is based on: land animals killed (114 billion), fish caught and farmed (2 trillion), egg-laying hens (10 billion), dairy cows (400 million) and animals used for testing (175 million).
Based on global figures for animal consumption and exploitation from National Center for Biotechnology Information, GreenFacts, FAOstat

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