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Research Paper2021 ESG Trends to Watch
Research PaperChina through an ESG lens
Chinese domestic investors and issuers are moving fast to incorporate environmental, social and governance (ESG) considerations in their decision making, prodded by strong regulatory initiatives to promote ESG practices and disclosure. At the same time, economic and technological transformations in China are driving shortages of skilled talent, higher consumer expectations for product safety, increased climate awareness and raised expectations for shareholder rights.
WebcastMSCI ESG Fund Metrics: Exploring the ESG Quality of Fund Holdings
MSCI ESG Fund Metrics is designed to help clients identify ESG risks and opportunities within their funds and compare them with industry peers and benchmarks. We analyze over 100 ESG metrics measuring exposure to issues including carbon, water, sustainable impact, governance risks and controversies. Each fund receives an overall ‘Fund ESG Quality Score’ which aims to measure the ability of the underlying holdings to manage key medium- to long-term ESG risks and opportunities. We leverage...
MSCI BlogQuantifying ESG fund performance
One challenge facing investors is how to quantify the impact ESG has had on their investment process. We analyzed top ESG funds to better understand the contribution of the ESG factor to their performance.
NewsletterESG Update - November 2011
Online Version | Contact Us ESG Update From MSCI | November 2011 » Change Preferences Announcements & Updates MSCI ESG IVA...
Research Paper2020 ESG trends to watch
We highlight five trends we believe will unfold over 2020: Climate change innovators: spotting the sleeping giants; new terms for capital: ready or not, here comes ESG; Re-valuing real estate: investing in the eye of the hurricane; the new human capital paradox: Juggling layoffs and shortages; and keeping score on stakeholder capitalism: looking for accountability in all the new places.
MSCI BlogIntegrating ESG into Factor Portfolios
Over the past decade, many long-term institutional investors have incorporated Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) considerations into their portfolios, by creating segregated ESG mandates or by incorporating ESG criteria across the entire portfolio.
NewsletterESG Update - January 2013
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MSCI BlogESG investing is here to stay
Historically, environmental, social and governance (ESG) investing was about excluding stocks of undesirable companies from portfolios — often because they violated one’s sense of ethics or values. ESG investing has since expanded to include consideration of ESG criteria alongside financial ones. ESG is growing in importance among institutional, wealth and retail investors. In recent years, institutional and high-net-worth investors’ adoption of ESG, along with the subsequent growth in ESG assets under management, has accelerated.
Press ReleaseMSCI ESG Research Launches MSCI ESG DataMetrics