FUNDS - UBS-ETF MSCI Europe & Middle East Socially Responsible A
Last update on: 28/03/2017

UBS-ETF MSCI Europe & Middle East Socially Responsible A

Investment Trusts
UBS Global Asset Management
Asset Manager
UBS Global Asset Management

Fund data (Exchange traded funds (ETF))

Fund size

(as of 28/02/2017)

178.49 mil. EUR
Share class size

(as of 28/02/2017)

157.07 mil. EUR
ISIN LU0629460675
Fund price (as of 28/03/2017)
Offer 86.43 EUR
Bid 86.29 EUR

Growth (as of 28/03/2017) *

10 Years n.s.
5 Years 90.47 %
3 Years 39.85 %
1 Year 20.66 %
Current year 5.83 %
Benchmark MSCI Europe & Middle East Socially Responsible Index

* in Euro (€)

Master data of Funds
Launch date 18/08/2011
Available in DE, AT, CH, FR, IT, LI, LU, NL, SE, UK
Fund type Exchange traded funds (ETF)
Kind of fund Sustainability and ethical funds / Sustainability-/ Ethical fund
Aim of investment The investment objective is to replicate the price and yield performance of the MSCI Europe & Middle East Socially Responsible Index net of fees.
Investment strategy The ETF depict the index according to the physical replication method. This dispenses with the explicit use of swaps to the index figure. UBS ETFs are basically investing in the stocks that are included in the index. They seek a full index replication. This means that the ETF holds basically every title index and the weighting of the ETF corresponds to the weighting of the title index.
Investment process The "MSCI Socially Responsible 'indices contain companies, that, compared to their industry competitors, have a better than average environmental and social performance.
On average, the "MSCI socially responsible" indices constitute 25% of the market capitalization of the MSCI World from any sector. Companies are excluded, that can not be brought into agreement with specific value-based criteria. This applies to companies with business activities in the areas of alcohol, firearms, gambling, tobacco, nuclear energy, pornography, and genetic engineering in agriculture.
The selection of companies for the "MSCI Global Socially Responsible" - indices is based on the analysis of MSCI ESG Research.
The ESGRating by MSCI is being determined based on an analysis of each company with regard to the environmental, social and governance (environmental, social and governance ESG).
Environment: The area of environment is being judged on how well a company handles the negative and positive environmental impacts of production and the products.
Social: Community: This area assesses how well a company manages the impact of their operations on the local environment.
Employees: This area assesses how well a company treats its employees, contractors and suppliers in terms of security, basic employment rights and discrimination.
Customer: In this area marketing practices are being assessed focused on quality and safety performance of the products and possible controversies over unfair business practices.
Management: This area assesses the corporate governance and management practices of the company, also among others in relation to the implementation of ethical principles.
Positive criteria n.s.
Negative criteria for stocks and corporate bonds Ethical and Social:
- alcohol
- gambling
- pornography
- tobacco
- weapons/armaments

- genetically modified organisms
- nuclear power

Negative criteria for government bonds n.s.
Research done by Inhouse

This fund profile is aligned with the fund company.



*no exclusion but part of the analysis


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