Socially Responsible Investing

Invest in a better world

Get the same award-winning Wealthsimple features in a portfolio that advances socially responsible initiatives.

Invest according to your values

Invest in socially responsible initiatives across the globe, so you can be well-diversified while helping build the world you want.

How we build your SRI portfolio

We invest your money across the entire stock market using low-fee exchange traded funds (ETFs) that are carefully screened and weighted for environmental and social impact, as well as for performance.

Here's what a typical portfolio looks like:

  • 13.5%
  • 16.5%
  • 10.77%
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  • 48.46%
Risk Level
  • ESGV - US Stocks
    US stocks screened to exclude fossil fuels, tobacco, weapons, and other controversial companies
  • VSGX - Int'l Stocks
    International stocks screened to exclude fossil fuels, tobacco, weapons, and other controversial companies
  • SPTL - Gov't Bonds
    Long-term government bonds, which provide diversification against falling growth
  • LTPZ - Gov't Bonds
    Long-term, inflation-linked government bonds, which provide diversification against falling growth
  • SCHR - Gov't Bonds
    Shorter-term government bonds, which help preserve value and provide some diversification

Join others like you

  • More than a quarter of Wealthsimple clients have chosen an SRI portfolio
  • $22 trillion in assets worldwide are now invested in SRI funds

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Wealthsimple charges the same management fees for SRI portfolios as non-SRI portfolios (0.5% on the your first $100,000 and 0.4% after that). However, the fees charged by the firms that manage the ETFs are modestly higher than the fees for regular ETFs - a weighted average of 0.24% to 0.28%, compared with around 0.1% for standard Wealthsimple portfolios. There's a good reason for a higher fee: someone smart needs to screen for the most socially responsible companies by combing through reams of data and designing cutting-edge analysis tools.

For the full list of the ETFs that make up Wealthsimple's SRI portfolio, click here.