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The iShares Human Rights Index Fund (the "Fund") seeks investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield performance, before fees and expenses, of the Human Rights Custom Index on MSCI ACWI (the "Underlying Index").
Net Expense Ratio 0.19%
Gross Expense Ratio: 0.33%*
Index Description – Human Rights Custom Index on MSCI ACWI
The Index aims to exclude companies that are implicated in certain serious human rights violations, or with substantial, strategic involvement with repressive regimes with poor human rights records. The selection universe for the Underlying Index is the MSCI All Country World Index. Companies are then excluded from this list based on MSCI ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) research data as of the end of January, April, July and October.
Index # of Holdings 2,461 (as of 12/31/14)
Index Total Market Cap $36.03 Trillion (as of 12/31/14)
*BlackRock Fund Advisors ("BFA"), the investment adviser to the Fund and an affiliate of BlackRock Investments, LLC, has contractually agreed to waive a portion of its managment fees through December 31, 2015.