A custom index calculated by MSCI based on the exclusion list provided by Ethos
Companies whose products related to the excluded activities below account for more than 5% of global turnover are excluded. Companies whose aggregate turnover or revenue from several excluded activities exceeds 5% are also excluded.
|Sector||Number of excluded companies||Weight in the MSCI World index (30.04.2021)|
|Total (without aggregated exclusions)||140||7.18%|
Of which non-conventional weapons*
|Unconventional fossil fuels||26||1.17%|
*Weapons prohibited by Articles 7 to 8a of the Federal Act on War Material (nuclear, biological and chemical weapons as well as anti-personnel mines and cluster munition).
Furthermore, the index excludes companies whose conduct violates the fundamental principles of ethics and sustainable development.