Animal Welfare



Why Invest in Animal Welfare?

Invest in companies that protect biodiversity, animals, and their habitats. Align your investment objectives with the well-being of animals.


Your investments can directly impact the biodiversity of the planet. The Animal Welfare Portfolio includes companies with environmental policies that protect biodiversity.

Wildlife Conservation

Protect and conserve wildlife by investing in companies that manage plastic, hazardous waste, and carbon output.



Inhumane animal testing has a negative impact on animal welfare. The Animal Welfare Portfolio contains companies that are raising the bar of ethics and standards in their animal care practices.



Animal Welfare Portfolio is compared to the S&P 500 over a 1-year timeframe.

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Top Holdings

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Aramark is a global provider of food, facilities, and uniform services to education, healthcare, business and industry, and sports, leisure and corrections clients. The company only purchased cage-free shell eggs in 2015, with goals to purchase 100% cage-free eggs in the U.S. by 2020, and 100% group-housed pork by 2022. Aramark has many more specific policies regarding veal, beef, ducks and geese and turkeys that you can read about in their Animal Welfare Principles and Policies. For their work, the company has been awarded the Henry Spira Humane Corporate Progress Award from the Humane Society and the 2016 Good Egg Award from Compassion in World Farming.

Estee Lauder Companies Inc

The Estee Lauder Companies Inc. manufactures and markets skincare, makeup, fragrance and hair care products. Estee Lauder eliminated animal testing for its cosmetic products more than 30 years ago. The company uses alternative testing methods when possible and works with legislation to end animal cruelty worldwide. The company is partners with Cruelty-Free International, the Humane Society, the Human Toxicology Project, and the Institute for In Vitro Sciences in order to achieve their animal welfare goals.

Colgate-Palmolive Co

Colgate-Palmolive Company (Colgate) is a consumer products company. The Company operates in two product segments: Oral, Personal and Home Care, and Pet Nutrition. In 1999, the company voluntarily suspended animal testing on Personal Care Products for adults. In addition, the company invests more than a million dollars and its own scientists time each year towards research looking for alternative methods of animal testing.

GlaxoSmithKline PLC

GlaxoSmithKline plc is a global healthcare company. The Company makes a range of prescription medicines, vaccines and consumer healthcare products. At a minimum, GlaxoSmithKline gives animals under its care food, water and shelter, and access to a veterinarian 24/7. The company used 39% less animals for research purposes than in 2000, and only tests on primates less than .2% of the time. The company also no longer conducts research on the great apes (gorillas, chimpanzees, orangutans and bonobos). All employees involved in animal research receive training regarding the care and ethics on the use of animals in research.

Eli Lilly and Co

Eli Lilly and Company is engaged in the drug manufacturing business. The Company discovers, develops, manufactures and markets human pharmaceutical products and animal health products. Eli Lilly is committed to the 3R policy, in which the company strives to replace animal testing with alternative methods, reduces the number of animals that needs to be tested on in the first place, and refines the testing to reduce pain and discomfort. The company adheres to the Animal Welfare Act and the Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals, and self-inspects their facilities with semiannual program reviews and facility reviews.

Medtronic Plc

Medtronic Public Limited Company (Medtronic) is a medical technology and services company. The Company develops, manufactures and markets its medical devices and technologies to hospitals, physicians, clinicians, and patients. The company manufactures products that help with animal health, such as minimally invasive surgery devices, patient monitoring, and recovery devices and surgical intervention supplies. In addition, Medtronic only performs research after receiving approval from the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC), and all in vivo research is conducted in accordance with the United States Animal Welfare Act.

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