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Product DocumentationNachhaltige Investments spielen immer grossere Rolle
Nachhaltige Investments - und speziell das Thema ESG - spielen in den Überlegungen der Anleger eine zunehmend grosse Rolle.
NewsletterESG Update - November 2011
Online Version | Contact Us ESG Update From MSCI | November 2011 » Change Preferences Announcements & Updates MSCI ESG IVA...
Research PaperBetter Access to Nutrition: A Growing Challenge for Food Producers
As fiscal and sovereign wealth problems in the US and Europe weigh on global financial markets, another problem is brewing in agricultural markets that could blunt a sustained economic recovery. World food prices have reached record levels, and show few signs of abating. Low-income consumers in the developing world have been hit especially hard, with ripple effects spreading around the globe.
NewsletterESG Update - October 2011
Online Version | Contact Us ESG UpdateFrom MSCI | October 2011» Change Preferences Announcements & UpdatesMSCI ESG IVAIn October, MSCI ESG Research has published MSCI ESG IVA Industry Reports and Methodologies* for the following industries:BiotechnologyCommodity ChemicalsElectric Power – North AmericaGas UtilitiesIntegrated Oil and GasReal Estate Management and DevelopmentRestaurantsRetail - EuropeRetail – North AmericaTextiles, Apparel, and...
Research PaperEncouraging Sustainable Growth with ESG Research
Over the last three years, the volatility in equity markets has led many investors to rethink their investment strategies and the companies they choose to invest in. Some investors have begun assessing ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) risks and opportunities in order to make more informed decisions about the sustainable earnings growth of their investments.
Research PaperGlobal Cluster Munitions Legislation and Implications for Investors
This article reviews the international and country‐specific cluster munitions mandates, including recent developments in the Netherlands, and provides a focused view on the legislation prohibiting investments, where direct investments refers to a financial institution that buys shares or bonds of a company for their own account and indirect investments refers to a financial institution that buys shares or bonds of a company on behalf of a third party, for example, the purchase of one or...
Research PaperShale Gas and Hydraulic Fracturing in the US: Opportunity or Underestimated Risk?
Shale gas presents a huge new potential investment opportunity and could possibly transform the US energy market. However, financial returns from shale gas face pressure due to emerging environmental liabilities, community opposition that limits access to resources, recoverable reserves uncertainties, and natural gas price volatility.Based on MSCI ESG Research’s assessment of companies’ performance on environmental issues, we believe that companies with poor historical performance...
NewsletterESG Update - September 2011
Online Version | Contact Us ESG UpdateFrom MSCI | September 2011» Change Preferences Client Announcements & UpdatesMSCI ESG ManagerMSCI has added MSCI ESG IVA ratings to the MSCI ESG Manager platform. The new and flexible MSCI ESG Manager platform now includes MSCI ESG IVA, Impact Monitor, and Business Involvement Screening Research, MSCI's full suite of ESG research, analysis and ratings products… Read moreMSCI ESG IVAIn September, MSCI ESG...
Press ReleaseMSCI ESG Research Expands Company Controversies Coverage to Emerging Markets
NewsletterESG Update - August 2011
Online Version | Contact Us ESG UpdateFrom MSCI | August 2011» Change Preferences Client Announcements & UpdatesMSCI ESG IVAIn August, MSCI ESG Research has published MSCI ESG IVA Industry Reports and Methodology Documentation* for the following industries:Apparel RetailAerospace & DefenseAir Freight & LogisticsBroadcasting & Cable TVHousehold & Personal ProductsMarine TransportRetail – Asia PacificMulti-utilities & Unregulated...