Exchange-traded fund
Vanguard Emerging Markets Stock Index Fund
Ticker VWO
Fund manager
Vanguard
Gender equality score
Gender equality score

30
/ 100 points
Overall score
Average Equileap Gender Equality Score of fund holdings, weighted by market value
Peer rank
Group ranking

Unranked

Not ranked due to low data coverage

% Equileap coverage
18%
Gender balance in leadership and workforce
Gender balance in leadership and workforce
14/40
See the score criteria
Equal compensation and work life balance
Equal compensation and work life balance
4/30
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Policies promoting gender equality
Policies promoting gender equality
12/20
See the score criteria
Commitment, transparency, and accountability
Commitment, transparency, and accountability
0/10
See the score criteria
Top scoring holdings
Top scoring holdings
The top 10 holdings in this portfolio with the best scores on the Equileap Gender Scorecard. In the case of ties, the holding with more assets invested is listed higher.
  • 1. Shimao Group Holdings Ltd
    0.01% of assets
    $11.52M invested
  • 2. Baidu Inc
    0.56% of assets
    $579.16M invested
  • 3. Ping An Insurance (Group) Co. of China Ltd Class H
    0.53% of assets
    $544.68M invested
  • 4. Ping An Insurance (Group) Co. of China Ltd Class A
    0.06% of assets
    $65.51M invested
  • 5. China Vanke Co Ltd Class H
    0.06% of assets
    $59.72M invested
  • 6. China Vanke Co Ltd Class A
    0.02% of assets
    $24.35M invested
  • 7. Old Mutual Ltd Ordinary Shares
    0.05% of assets
    $52.77M invested
  • 8. Noah Holdings Ltd ADR
    <0.01% of assets
    $9.22M invested
  • 9. WuXi Biologics (Cayman) Inc
    0.33% of assets
    $343.51M invested
  • 10. Health and Happiness (H&H) International Holdings Ltd
    <0.01% of assets
    $2.79M invested
Bottom scoring holdings
Bottom scoring holdings
The bottom 10 holdings in this portfolio with the worst scores on the Equileap Gender Scorecard. In the case of ties, the holding with more assets invested is listed higher.
  • 1. Seazen Group Ltd
    0.01% of assets
    $13.12M invested
  • 2. Autohome Inc ADR
    0.03% of assets
    $26.94M invested
  • 3. New Oriental Education & Technology Group Inc ADR
    0.02% of assets
    $25.01M invested
  • 4. Autohome Inc
    <0.01% of assets
    $4.45M invested
  • 5. Haitian International Holdings Ltd
    0.02% of assets
    $21.04M invested
  • 6. AviChina Industry & Technology Co Ltd Class H
    0.02% of assets
    $19.85M invested
  • 7. Hello Group Inc ADR
    0.01% of assets
    $12.97M invested
  • 8. Zhaojin Mining Industry Co Ltd Class H
    0.01% of assets
    $12.94M invested
  • 9. Dongfeng Motor Group Co Ltd Class H
    0.03% of assets
    $32.45M invested
  • 10. Kingboard Laminates Holdings Ltd
    0.02% of assets
    $25.17M invested
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Financial performance
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Gender Equality and Returns
Returns chart for Vanguard Emerging Markets Stock Index Fund
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The figure above charts annualized returns and Gender Equality Fund grades. The orange marker represents this fund. The purple marker (if present) represents an assigned benchmark. Blue dots represent funds in the same Morningstar category as this fund. Dark gray dots represent funds in the same grading group as this fund. Returns are for the most recent available for this fund of 1, 3, 5, or 10 year annualized returns. The higher a fund is marked on the Y axis, the better its returns for the specified time period. The higher a fund is marked on the X axis, the better its Gender Equality Funds group ranking. Read more on the How it Works page.
Benchmarking tool
Current fund
VWO
Vanguard Emerging Markets Stock Index Fund
Family
Vanguard
Category
Diversified Emerging Mkts
vs.
Benchmark
ACWX
iShares MSCI ACWI ex U.S. ETF
Family
iShares from BlackRock
Category
Foreign Large Blend
Fund comparison settings
Investment timeline
Performance as of: 6/30/22
1 year
3 years
5 years
10 years
Benchmark
Suggested: MSCI ACWI Ex USA
ACWX - iShares MSCI ACWI ex U.S. ETF
Fund comparison results
Compared to the benchmark, this fund has:
Lower 10-yr returns 
1.47% less  in annualized returns
Lower overall gender equality score 
19 / 100 points lower
Lower gender balance in leadership and workforce score 
7 / 40 points lower
Lower equal compensation and work life balance score 
5 / 30 points lower
Lower policies promoting gender equality score 
5 / 20 points lower
Lower commitment, transparency, and accountability score 
1 / 10 points lower
Current fund
VWO
Vanguard Emerging Markets Stock Index Fund
Family
Vanguard
Category
Diversified Emerging Mkts
vs.
Benchmark
ACWX
iShares MSCI ACWI ex U.S. ETF
Family
iShares from BlackRock
Category
Foreign Large Blend
Fund comparison settings
Investment timeline
Performance as of: 6/30/22
1 year
3 years
5 years
10 years
Benchmark
Suggested: MSCI ACWI Ex USA
ACWX - iShares MSCI ACWI ex U.S. ETF
Fund comparison results
Compared to the benchmark, this fund has:
Lower 10-yr returns 
1.47% less  in annualized returns
Lower overall gender equality score 
19 / 100 points lower
Lower gender balance in leadership and workforce score 
7 / 40 points lower
Lower equal compensation and work life balance score 
5 / 30 points lower
Lower policies promoting gender equality score 
5 / 20 points lower
Lower commitment, transparency, and accountability score 
1 / 10 points lower
Current fund
VWO
Vanguard Emerging Markets Stock Index Fund
Family
Vanguard
Category
Diversified Emerging Mkts
vs.
Benchmark
ACWX
iShares MSCI ACWI ex U.S. ETF
Family
iShares from BlackRock
Category
Foreign Large Blend
Fund comparison settings
Investment timeline
Performance as of: 6/30/22
1 year
3 years
5 years
10 years
Benchmark
Suggested: MSCI ACWI Ex USA
ACWX - iShares MSCI ACWI ex U.S. ETF
Fund comparison results
Compared to the benchmark, this fund has:
Lower 10-yr returns 
1.47% less  in annualized returns
Lower overall gender equality score 
19 / 100 points lower
Lower gender balance in leadership and workforce score 
7 / 40 points lower
Lower equal compensation and work life balance score 
5 / 30 points lower
Lower policies promoting gender equality score 
5 / 20 points lower
Lower commitment, transparency, and accountability score 
1 / 10 points lower
Month-end trailing returns  
Annualized returns
Gender-lens analysis
1-yr
3-yr
5-yr
10-yr
Overall gender equality score
This fund
VWO - Vanguard Emerging Markets Stock Index Fund
-21.05%
2.1%
3.15%
3.26%
30  / 100 points
Benchmark
ACWX - iShares MSCI ACWI ex U.S. ETF
-19.21%
1.28%
2.46%
4.74%
49  / 100 points
Fund compared to benchmark
 
-1.84%
0.82%
0.69%
-1.47%
19  / 100 points lower
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