Sustainable Equity Fund

Pursue long-term capital growth while supporting companies that are making a positive impact.

Fund objective

Seeks to provide long-term capital growth.

Overview

Class Ticker CUSIP
A REQAX 782494579
C REQCX 782494561
E REQEX 782493233
S REQTX 782494553
Y REUYX 782493225

Investment strategy

  • Invests principally in common stocks of large and medium capitalization U.S. companies.
  • Pursues a “sustainable” investment strategy that takes into account environmental, social and governance (“ESG”) considerations.
  • The Fund's investment strategy seeks to tilt the portfolio toward companies that are expected to contribute to, and benefit from, a transition to a low carbon emission producing economy and away from companies with the greatest exposure to potential negative impacts of such a transition.

Fund highlights

  • Pursue long-term capital growth while supporting companies that are making a positive impact on the environment and society.
  • Combines security selection of active ‘sustainable-friendly’ managers with a rules-based quantitative ESG overlay.
  • Seeks to invest in stocks of higher quality, low volatility companies with defensive positioning relative to U.S. equity market.

Growth of hypothetical $10,000 (since inception) - Class E

As of 06/30/2020
5/29/1987 12:00:00 AM 10000
5/31/1987 12:00:00 AM 10000
6/30/1987 12:00:00 AM 10290
7/31/1987 12:00:00 AM 10705
8/31/1987 12:00:00 AM 11065
9/30/1987 12:00:00 AM 10810
10/31/1987 12:00:00 AM 8423.131
11/30/1987 12:00:00 AM 8000.718
12/31/1987 12:00:00 AM 8486.009
1/31/1988 12:00:00 AM 8806.716
2/29/1988 12:00:00 AM 9244.507
3/31/1988 12:00:00 AM 9117.242
4/30/1988 12:00:00 AM 9243.343
5/31/1988 12:00:00 AM 9248.475
6/30/1988 12:00:00 AM 9720.651
7/31/1988 12:00:00 AM 9707.065
8/31/1988 12:00:00 AM 9391.262
9/30/1988 12:00:00 AM 9686.357
10/31/1988 12:00:00 AM 9859.905
11/30/1988 12:00:00 AM 9718.825
12/31/1988 12:00:00 AM 9942.205
1/31/1989 12:00:00 AM 10559.307
2/28/1989 12:00:00 AM 10401.076
3/31/1989 12:00:00 AM 10612.051
4/30/1989 12:00:00 AM 11073.116
5/31/1989 12:00:00 AM 11531.167
6/30/1989 12:00:00 AM 11520.514
7/31/1989 12:00:00 AM 12308.58
8/31/1989 12:00:00 AM 12668.857
9/30/1989 12:00:00 AM 12631.216
10/31/1989 12:00:00 AM 12153.086
11/30/1989 12:00:00 AM 12364.397
12/31/1989 12:00:00 AM 12636.709
1/31/1990 12:00:00 AM 11753.377
2/28/1990 12:00:00 AM 11964.112
3/31/1990 12:00:00 AM 12271.468
4/30/1990 12:00:00 AM 11931.167
5/31/1990 12:00:00 AM 13006.409
6/30/1990 12:00:00 AM 12920.16
7/31/1990 12:00:00 AM 12815.202
8/31/1990 12:00:00 AM 11666.533
9/30/1990 12:00:00 AM 11063.192
10/31/1990 12:00:00 AM 10935.779
11/30/1990 12:00:00 AM 11662.098
12/31/1990 12:00:00 AM 12028.924
1/31/1991 12:00:00 AM 12678.01
2/28/1991 12:00:00 AM 13642.706
3/31/1991 12:00:00 AM 14000
4/30/1991 12:00:00 AM 14012.09
5/31/1991 12:00:00 AM 14666.187
6/30/1991 12:00:00 AM 13946.08
7/31/1991 12:00:00 AM 14637.277
8/31/1991 12:00:00 AM 14939.825
9/30/1991 12:00:00 AM 14728.042
10/31/1991 12:00:00 AM 14946.893
11/30/1991 12:00:00 AM 14294.377
12/31/1991 12:00:00 AM 15894.943
1/31/1992 12:00:00 AM 15805.574
2/29/1992 12:00:00 AM 16040.224
3/31/1992 12:00:00 AM 15729.267
4/30/1992 12:00:00 AM 16051.904
5/31/1992 12:00:00 AM 16117.103
6/30/1992 12:00:00 AM 15862.828
7/31/1992 12:00:00 AM 16515.433
8/31/1992 12:00:00 AM 16114.7
9/30/1992 12:00:00 AM 16311.782
10/31/1992 12:00:00 AM 16427.786
11/30/1992 12:00:00 AM 17122.476
12/31/1992 12:00:00 AM 17478.54
1/31/1993 12:00:00 AM 17734.965
2/28/1993 12:00:00 AM 17957.102
3/31/1993 12:00:00 AM 18518.92
4/30/1993 12:00:00 AM 18043.496
5/31/1993 12:00:00 AM 18573.356
6/30/1993 12:00:00 AM 18820.624
7/31/1993 12:00:00 AM 18771.263
8/31/1993 12:00:00 AM 19482.296
9/30/1993 12:00:00 AM 19524.958
10/31/1993 12:00:00 AM 19851.372
11/30/1993 12:00:00 AM 19608.148
12/31/1993 12:00:00 AM 19890.581
1/31/1994 12:00:00 AM 20601.232
2/28/1994 12:00:00 AM 20050.058
3/31/1994 12:00:00 AM 19193.416
4/30/1994 12:00:00 AM 19506.866
5/31/1994 12:00:00 AM 19732.155
6/30/1994 12:00:00 AM 19227.198
7/31/1994 12:00:00 AM 19871.342
8/31/1994 12:00:00 AM 20692.795
9/30/1994 12:00:00 AM 20137.336
10/31/1994 12:00:00 AM 20595.459
11/30/1994 12:00:00 AM 19807.569
12/31/1994 12:00:00 AM 20087.07
1/31/1995 12:00:00 AM 20531.074
2/28/1995 12:00:00 AM 21433.299
3/31/1995 12:00:00 AM 22014.372
4/30/1995 12:00:00 AM 22625.934
5/31/1995 12:00:00 AM 23461.455
6/30/1995 12:00:00 AM 24121.518
7/31/1995 12:00:00 AM 25153.115
8/31/1995 12:00:00 AM 25295.887
9/30/1995 12:00:00 AM 26370.879
10/31/1995 12:00:00 AM 26237.968
11/30/1995 12:00:00 AM 27351.247
12/31/1995 12:00:00 AM 27702.311
1/31/1996 12:00:00 AM 28713.81
2/29/1996 12:00:00 AM 29203.183
3/31/1996 12:00:00 AM 29502.895
4/30/1996 12:00:00 AM 29903.104
5/31/1996 12:00:00 AM 30533.138
6/30/1996 12:00:00 AM 30467.314
7/31/1996 12:00:00 AM 29119.693
8/31/1996 12:00:00 AM 29904.666
9/30/1996 12:00:00 AM 31436.784
10/31/1996 12:00:00 AM 32373.996
11/30/1996 12:00:00 AM 34833.622
12/31/1996 12:00:00 AM 34258.601
1/31/1997 12:00:00 AM 36193.058
2/28/1997 12:00:00 AM 36363.307
3/31/1997 12:00:00 AM 34708.489
4/30/1997 12:00:00 AM 36439.482
5/31/1997 12:00:00 AM 38860.212
6/30/1997 12:00:00 AM 40648.982
7/31/1997 12:00:00 AM 44184.367
8/31/1997 12:00:00 AM 42111.042
9/30/1997 12:00:00 AM 44409.961
10/31/1997 12:00:00 AM 42921.59
11/30/1997 12:00:00 AM 44677.229
12/31/1997 12:00:00 AM 45589.077
1/31/1998 12:00:00 AM 45703.368
2/28/1998 12:00:00 AM 49012.586
3/31/1998 12:00:00 AM 51717.272
4/30/1998 12:00:00 AM 52274.868
5/31/1998 12:00:00 AM 51406.471
6/30/1998 12:00:00 AM 53116.95
7/31/1998 12:00:00 AM 52152.691
8/31/1998 12:00:00 AM 44018.664
9/30/1998 12:00:00 AM 46694.851
10/31/1998 12:00:00 AM 50633.919
11/30/1998 12:00:00 AM 53990.134
12/31/1998 12:00:00 AM 57432.624
1/31/1999 12:00:00 AM 59660.245
2/28/1999 12:00:00 AM 57770.608
3/31/1999 12:00:00 AM 59571.364
4/30/1999 12:00:00 AM 62750.161
5/31/1999 12:00:00 AM 61371.681
6/30/1999 12:00:00 AM 65008.521
7/31/1999 12:00:00 AM 62988.792
8/31/1999 12:00:00 AM 62342.301
9/30/1999 12:00:00 AM 60946.468
10/31/1999 12:00:00 AM 64421.097
11/30/1999 12:00:00 AM 65907.625
12/31/1999 12:00:00 AM 69982.478
1/31/2000 12:00:00 AM 66616.317
2/29/2000 12:00:00 AM 66183.669
3/31/2000 12:00:00 AM 72604.601
4/30/2000 12:00:00 AM 70606.554
5/31/2000 12:00:00 AM 68749.392
6/30/2000 12:00:00 AM 70451.79
7/31/2000 12:00:00 AM 69683.453
8/31/2000 12:00:00 AM 75001.355
9/30/2000 12:00:00 AM 70939.786
10/31/2000 12:00:00 AM 70102.819
11/30/2000 12:00:00 AM 63747.06
12/31/2000 12:00:00 AM 64693.435
1/31/2001 12:00:00 AM 66924.244
2/28/2001 12:00:00 AM 60909.985
3/31/2001 12:00:00 AM 57037.302
4/30/2001 12:00:00 AM 62206.332
5/31/2001 12:00:00 AM 62670.558
6/30/2001 12:00:00 AM 61385.008
7/31/2001 12:00:00 AM 60677.072
8/31/2001 12:00:00 AM 56976.379
9/30/2001 12:00:00 AM 52131.509
10/31/2001 12:00:00 AM 53292.908
11/30/2001 12:00:00 AM 57196.757
12/31/2001 12:00:00 AM 57918.867
1/31/2002 12:00:00 AM 57165.043
2/28/2002 12:00:00 AM 55657.393
3/31/2002 12:00:00 AM 57829.126
4/30/2002 12:00:00 AM 54559.857
5/31/2002 12:00:00 AM 54218.408
6/30/2002 12:00:00 AM 50192.912
7/31/2002 12:00:00 AM 46498.32
8/31/2002 12:00:00 AM 46768.345
9/30/2002 12:00:00 AM 41529.858
10/31/2002 12:00:00 AM 44927.487
11/30/2002 12:00:00 AM 47381.357
12/31/2002 12:00:00 AM 44707.917
1/31/2003 12:00:00 AM 43767.079
2/28/2003 12:00:00 AM 43115.729
3/31/2003 12:00:00 AM 43676.614
4/30/2003 12:00:00 AM 47066.286
5/31/2003 12:00:00 AM 49692.146
6/30/2003 12:00:00 AM 50470.85
7/31/2003 12:00:00 AM 51109.839
8/31/2003 12:00:00 AM 52307.3
9/30/2003 12:00:00 AM 51799.286
10/31/2003 12:00:00 AM 54705.516
11/30/2003 12:00:00 AM 55487.024
12/31/2003 12:00:00 AM 57881.137
1/31/2004 12:00:00 AM 58884.118
2/29/2004 12:00:00 AM 59759.447
3/31/2004 12:00:00 AM 59175.894
4/30/2004 12:00:00 AM 57769.659
5/31/2004 12:00:00 AM 58572.775
6/30/2004 12:00:00 AM 59594.924
7/31/2004 12:00:00 AM 57191.897
8/31/2004 12:00:00 AM 57283.316
9/30/2004 12:00:00 AM 58234.076
10/31/2004 12:00:00 AM 59201.722
11/30/2004 12:00:00 AM 61931.009
12/31/2004 12:00:00 AM 63935.754
1/31/2005 12:00:00 AM 62427.489
2/28/2005 12:00:00 AM 63917.361
3/31/2005 12:00:00 AM 62776.965
4/30/2005 12:00:00 AM 61092.447
5/31/2005 12:00:00 AM 63432.942
6/30/2005 12:00:00 AM 63746.237
7/31/2005 12:00:00 AM 66173.332
8/31/2005 12:00:00 AM 65693.146
9/30/2005 12:00:00 AM 66561.174
10/31/2005 12:00:00 AM 65137.228
11/30/2005 12:00:00 AM 67801.932
12/31/2005 12:00:00 AM 68069.926
1/31/2006 12:00:00 AM 70161.46
2/28/2006 12:00:00 AM 70047.376
3/31/2006 12:00:00 AM 70979.06
4/30/2006 12:00:00 AM 71763.099
5/31/2006 12:00:00 AM 69420.514
6/30/2006 12:00:00 AM 69439.559
7/31/2006 12:00:00 AM 69845.39
8/31/2006 12:00:00 AM 71124.33
9/30/2006 12:00:00 AM 72995.018
10/31/2006 12:00:00 AM 75278.479
11/30/2006 12:00:00 AM 76292.395
12/31/2006 12:00:00 AM 77286.008
1/31/2007 12:00:00 AM 79062.698
2/28/2007 12:00:00 AM 77162.053
3/31/2007 12:00:00 AM 78009.079
4/30/2007 12:00:00 AM 81051.08
5/31/2007 12:00:00 AM 83721.047
6/30/2007 12:00:00 AM 81858.28
7/31/2007 12:00:00 AM 78623.183
8/31/2007 12:00:00 AM 79410.866
9/30/2007 12:00:00 AM 82022.657
10/31/2007 12:00:00 AM 83620.519
11/30/2007 12:00:00 AM 79883.753
12/31/2007 12:00:00 AM 79216.587
1/31/2008 12:00:00 AM 74277.091
2/29/2008 12:00:00 AM 71322.627
3/31/2008 12:00:00 AM 70445.52
4/30/2008 12:00:00 AM 73908.049
5/31/2008 12:00:00 AM 75919.31
6/30/2008 12:00:00 AM 69978
7/31/2008 12:00:00 AM 69007.482
8/31/2008 12:00:00 AM 69864.862
9/30/2008 12:00:00 AM 63237.548
10/31/2008 12:00:00 AM 51623.22
11/30/2008 12:00:00 AM 47889.465
12/31/2008 12:00:00 AM 49488.268
1/31/2009 12:00:00 AM 45480.744
2/28/2009 12:00:00 AM 40121.845
3/31/2009 12:00:00 AM 43360.484
4/30/2009 12:00:00 AM 47263.89
5/31/2009 12:00:00 AM 50045.494
6/30/2009 12:00:00 AM 50045.494
7/31/2009 12:00:00 AM 53571.831
8/31/2009 12:00:00 AM 55259.871
9/30/2009 12:00:00 AM 56994.801
10/31/2009 12:00:00 AM 56194.605
11/30/2009 12:00:00 AM 59272.152
12/31/2009 12:00:00 AM 60782.839
1/31/2010 12:00:00 AM 58684.44
2/28/2010 12:00:00 AM 60664.951
3/31/2010 12:00:00 AM 63753.606
4/30/2010 12:00:00 AM 64202.927
5/31/2010 12:00:00 AM 59385.936
6/30/2010 12:00:00 AM 55962.095
7/31/2010 12:00:00 AM 59422.195
8/31/2010 12:00:00 AM 56674.895
9/30/2010 12:00:00 AM 61624.771
10/31/2010 12:00:00 AM 64057.274
11/30/2010 12:00:00 AM 64271.115
12/31/2010 12:00:00 AM 68292.326
1/31/2011 12:00:00 AM 70176.746
2/28/2011 12:00:00 AM 72896.036
3/31/2011 12:00:00 AM 73707.052
4/30/2011 12:00:00 AM 76181.636
5/31/2011 12:00:00 AM 75728.032
6/30/2011 12:00:00 AM 74868.571
7/31/2011 12:00:00 AM 73114.057
8/31/2011 12:00:00 AM 68809.01
9/30/2011 12:00:00 AM 63475.534
10/31/2011 12:00:00 AM 70814.427
11/30/2011 12:00:00 AM 70646.677
12/31/2011 12:00:00 AM 71144.428
1/31/2012 12:00:00 AM 74630.722
2/29/2012 12:00:00 AM 78044.885
3/31/2012 12:00:00 AM 80377.095
4/30/2012 12:00:00 AM 80046.446
5/31/2012 12:00:00 AM 74822.362
6/30/2012 12:00:00 AM 76989.033
7/31/2012 12:00:00 AM 77534.004
8/31/2012 12:00:00 AM 78956.867
9/30/2012 12:00:00 AM 80548.545
10/31/2012 12:00:00 AM 78934.682
11/30/2012 12:00:00 AM 79804.752
12/31/2012 12:00:00 AM 79221.447
1/31/2013 12:00:00 AM 83595.638
2/28/2013 12:00:00 AM 85321.013
3/31/2013 12:00:00 AM 88796.064
4/30/2013 12:00:00 AM 91079.834
5/31/2013 12:00:00 AM 91810.031
6/30/2013 12:00:00 AM 90739.076
7/31/2013 12:00:00 AM 94613.6
8/31/2013 12:00:00 AM 91293.824
9/30/2013 12:00:00 AM 93881.296
10/31/2013 12:00:00 AM 98061.744
11/30/2013 12:00:00 AM 100924.324
12/31/2013 12:00:00 AM 103094.369
1/31/2014 12:00:00 AM 99759.252
2/28/2014 12:00:00 AM 104197.901
3/31/2014 12:00:00 AM 105105.249
4/30/2014 12:00:00 AM 106082.199
5/31/2014 12:00:00 AM 108023.926
6/30/2014 12:00:00 AM 109375.761
7/31/2014 12:00:00 AM 107317.256
8/31/2014 12:00:00 AM 111456.214
9/30/2014 12:00:00 AM 110199.744
10/31/2014 12:00:00 AM 113784.29
11/30/2014 12:00:00 AM 116179.489
12/31/2014 12:00:00 AM 116066.937
1/31/2015 12:00:00 AM 113168.36
2/28/2015 12:00:00 AM 118544.353
3/31/2015 12:00:00 AM 116983.581
4/30/2015 12:00:00 AM 117037.752
5/31/2015 12:00:00 AM 118552.563
6/30/2015 12:00:00 AM 115994.768
7/31/2015 12:00:00 AM 119429.141
8/31/2015 12:00:00 AM 112856.43
9/30/2015 12:00:00 AM 111561.805
10/31/2015 12:00:00 AM 119322.159
11/30/2015 12:00:00 AM 119372.064
12/31/2015 12:00:00 AM 118443.713
1/31/2016 12:00:00 AM 114714.188
2/29/2016 12:00:00 AM 114789.279
3/31/2016 12:00:00 AM 121597.54
4/30/2016 12:00:00 AM 121779.141
5/31/2016 12:00:00 AM 123786.213
6/30/2016 12:00:00 AM 125291.518
7/31/2016 12:00:00 AM 127844.234
8/31/2016 12:00:00 AM 127215.575
9/30/2016 12:00:00 AM 126712.647
10/31/2016 12:00:00 AM 124334.888
11/30/2016 12:00:00 AM 127992.539
12/31/2016 12:00:00 AM 130311.759
1/31/2017 12:00:00 AM 131939.638
2/28/2017 12:00:00 AM 136877.54
3/31/2017 12:00:00 AM 136741.883
4/30/2017 12:00:00 AM 138034.649
5/31/2017 12:00:00 AM 140097.298
6/30/2017 12:00:00 AM 140097.298
7/31/2017 12:00:00 AM 142701.962
8/31/2017 12:00:00 AM 142321.568
9/30/2017 12:00:00 AM 144685.443
10/31/2017 12:00:00 AM 147040.394
11/30/2017 12:00:00 AM 152590.115
12/31/2017 12:00:00 AM 153680.811
1/31/2018 12:00:00 AM 161253.057
2/28/2018 12:00:00 AM 154932.915
3/31/2018 12:00:00 AM 152577.767
4/30/2018 12:00:00 AM 152657.862
5/31/2018 12:00:00 AM 155074.373
6/30/2018 12:00:00 AM 156148.378
7/31/2018 12:00:00 AM 161388.981
8/31/2018 12:00:00 AM 165482.721
9/30/2018 12:00:00 AM 166797.499
10/31/2018 12:00:00 AM 157558.771
11/30/2018 12:00:00 AM 161987.773
12/31/2018 12:00:00 AM 149592.236
1/31/2019 12:00:00 AM 159172.679
2/28/2019 12:00:00 AM 163619.574
3/31/2019 12:00:00 AM 166333.488
4/30/2019 12:00:00 AM 171924.804
5/31/2019 12:00:00 AM 163717.667
6/30/2019 12:00:00 AM 172153.689
7/31/2019 12:00:00 AM 174719.133
8/31/2019 12:00:00 AM 174850.107
9/30/2019 12:00:00 AM 177011.176
10/31/2019 12:00:00 AM 180713.044
11/30/2019 12:00:00 AM 186286.56
12/31/2019 12:00:00 AM 190512.944
1/31/2020 12:00:00 AM 188306.657
2/29/2020 12:00:00 AM 174333.501
3/31/2020 12:00:00 AM 157712.8
4/30/2020 12:00:00 AM 174853.938
5/31/2020 12:00:00 AM 181659.74
6/30/2020 12:00:00 AM 182947.325

Net Asset Values

Historical distributions

Ex-Date Income Dividend Capital Gains - Short Term Capital Gains - Long Term
10/02/2019 0.0672
12/18/2019 0.151 5.0756
04/02/2020 0.0191
07/02/2020 0.0628

Notice:

Effective July 9, 2020, Class E Shares will be reclassified as Class S Shares.

Effective April 9, 2020, Class E Shares will no longer be offered to new shareholders or plans and may only be purchased by existing Class E shareholders or plans in the Fund.

Performance information is historical and does not guarantee future results. Investment return and principal value will fluctuate so that redeemed shares may be worth more or less than their original cost. Current performance may be lower or higher than the performance data quoted. Current to the most recent month-end performance for Russell Investment Company mutual funds is available by visiting: https://russellinvestments.com/us/fund-center/performance-pricing.

Performance is calculated based on the SEC standardized method. Performance is reported net of shareholder services fees and fund advisory and administrative fees and gross of financial intermediary fees, which can be obtained from the financial intermediary upon request.

Holdings, sector weights, and quality ratings (where applicable) are share class agnostic.

Top 10 Holdings

As of 05/31/2020

Updated Monthly

Company Weight
Microsoft Corp. 5.67%
Alphabet, Inc. 2.94%
Johnson & Johnson 2.79%
Merck & Co., Inc. 2.59%
UnitedHealth Group Inc. 2.51%
Coca Cola Co. (The) 2.35%
Lowe's Companies, Inc. 1.88%
Unilever NV 1.79%
Amgen, Inc. 1.73%
Microchip Technology, Inc. 1.68%

Sector weightings

As of 06/30/2020

Updated Monthly

Sector Weighting
Technology 26.19%
Financial Services 20.38%
Consumer Staples 13.69%
Health Care 13.23%
Consumer Discretionary 12.23%
Producer Durables 9.94%
Utilities 3.44%
Materials and Processing 0.47%
Energy 0.42%

The top ten holdings list excludes shares of the investment vehicles in which the Fund invests its cash. The % of Portfolio value is subject to change.

*Sector weight totals may exceed or fall below 100% due to rounding.

Fund objectives, risks, charges and expenses should be carefully considered before investing. A summary prospectus, if available, or a prospectus containing this and other important information can be obtained by calling 800-787-7354 or by visiting the prospectus and reports page to download one. Please read the prospectus carefully before investing.

Please remember that all investments carry some level of risk, including the potential loss of principal invested. They do not typically grow at an even rate of return and may experience negative growth. As with any type of portfolio structuring, attempting to reduce risk and increase return could, at certain times, unintentionally reduce returns.

Diversification and multi-asset solutions do not assure a profit and do not protect against loss in declining markets.

Not a Deposit. Not FDIC Insured. May Lose Value. Not Bank Guaranteed. Not Insured by any Federal Government Agency.

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