MSCI ESG Indexes

ESG Index Family

MSCI ESG indexes

The MSCI ESG Indexes are designed to support common approaches to environmental, social and governance (ESG) investing, and help institutional investors more effectively benchmark to ESG investment performance as well as manage, measure and report on ESG mandates.  MSCI’s ESG Indexes also provide institutional investors with transparency into ESG sustainability and values alignment, together with the ability to compare holdings.

 

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INTEGRATION

VALUES

IMPACT

ESG EQUITY
ESG FIXED INCOME

BROAD esg

ESG Weighted

Sustainability

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SRI

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Catholic values

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Green bond

ESG Universal banner

BROAD ESG – Methodology is based on ESG Ratings reflecting a combination of environmental, social and governance issues

THEMES– Methodology is based on data for specific ESG issue(s)

 

Introducing the MSCI ESG screened indexes

Introducing the MSCI ESG screened indexes

Incorporating a range of ESG exclusions while seeking to maintain a profile similar to market cap indexes

What is ESG?

What is ESG?

The world is changing. With it, the world of investing is changing.

What drives the capacity of factor index strategies?

What drives the capacity of factor index strategies?

As factor investing becomes increasingly “business as usual,” institutional investors have become keenly interested in the ability of strategies that replicate factor indexes to persistently capture the desired exposures.