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Pacer Metaurus US Lg Cp Dvd Mltp 300 ETF TRPL Sustainability

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Sustainability Analysis

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Sustainability Summary


Pacer Metaurus US Lg Cp Dvd Mltp 300 ETF may not appeal to sustainability-conscious investors.

The ESG risk of Pacer Metaurus US Lg Cp Dvd Mltp 300 ETF's holdings is comparable to its peers in the US Equity Large Cap Blend category, thus earning an average Morningstar Sustainability Rating of 3 globes. Funds in the same category rated 4 or 5 globes tend to hold securities less exposed to ESG risk. Unlike impact, which measures positive environmental and societal outcomes attributable to an investment, ESG risk reflects the degree to which investments could be affected by material ESG issues like climate change and inequalities.

The fund has an asset-weighted Carbon Risk Score of 7.74, indicating that its current equity and/or bond holdings have low exposure to carbon-related risks. These are risks associated with the transition to a low-carbon economy such as increased regulation, changing consumer preferences, technological advancements, and stranded assets.

One potential issue for a sustainability-focused investor is that Pacer Metaurus US Lg Cp Dvd Mltp 300 ETF doesn’t have an ESG-focused mandate. Funds with an ESG-focused mandate would have a higher probability to drive positive ESG outcomes. The fund has relatively high exposure (9.60%) to companies with high or severe controversies. From bribery and corruption to workplace discrimination and environmental incidents, controversies are incidents that may negatively affect stakeholders, the environment, or the company’s operations.

Currently, the fund has 7.58% involvement in fossil fuels, which is in line with peers in its category. Companies are considered involved in fossil fuels if they derive some revenue from thermal coal, oil, and gas.

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