10 QUESTIONS THAT MAY SHAPE THE DECADE
10 Questions that May Shape the Decade
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10 questions that may shape the decade
1. Who will lead the race to cut carbon?
Explore our interactive map to see country-level commitment to reduce emissions as part of the Paris Agreement.
2. What if antibiotics stop working?
We compare research funding for antimicrobial resistance with other diseases, showing where there is a need for funding and what companies are already addressing the issue.
3. What if public companies stay privately controlled?
Watch our video to examine companies that have gone public and adopted control-skew mechanisms which reduce the voting power of investors.
4. What if we can't balance people and planet?
Growing demand for clean technology may pose challenges for metals and mining companies, some of which are already facing human rights and environmental controversies.
5. What if ESG transcends politics?
With the U.S. presidential election drawing nearer, we examined whether ESG performance and renewable energy ambitions differed in states that voted for Trump or Clinton in 2016.
6. What if gender parity is out of reach for corporate boards?
We examined what it would take to get to gender parity on public company boards by 2030 and 2040.
7. Who will regulate ESG?
Explore the environmental, social, and governance regulations that have come to the market in the last decade, who they have affected, and who decided they were a good idea to implement.
8. What if we cut down all the forests?
Unsustainably harvested palm oil is one of the main drivers of deforestation. We examined the major producers and buyers of unsustainable and sustainable palm oil
9. What if ESG disclosures become standardized?
Click through to view the myriad of data we use to determine an MSCI ESG Rating for an individual company.
10. Who cares about the UN Sustainable Development Goals?
Click on the chart to explore companies who are aligned with the UN SDGs and those who have pledged support, but have been involved in a serious controversy in the same area