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- ESG Ratings: ESG Ratings Search Tool
Our public ESG Ratings corporate search tool allows you to search over 2,800 companies; constituents of the MSCI ACWI Index.
MSCI BlogInvestor Reaction to US Elections and COVID-Vaccine Progress
To gauge investor expectations after Joe Biden was declared winner of the U.S. election and good news broke about COVID vaccines, we surveyed 151 U.S.-based financial advisers. We examine the advisers’ views on the next 12 months and markets’ reaction since Election Day.
Press ReleaseMSCI launches public tool to help corporates and industry stakeholders understand its ESG Ratings model
ESG Investing: ESG Ratings
ESG Rating is designed to measure a company’s resilience to long-term, industry material environmental, social and governance (ESG) risks.
Insights Gallery: How Well Have Companies Aligned with the UN SDGs?
Marking five years since the launch of the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), MSCI ESG Research looked at the progress publicly traded companies have made toward aligning their products and operations with these global standards.
MSCI EventReaching Net Zero
MSCI BlogWhat ESG Ratings Tell Us About Corporate Bonds
How did incorporating ESG factors affect the performance of corporate-bond portfolios? Did ESG add insights beyond credit ratings? How did ESG impact risk and performance of investment-grade and high-yield bonds? Short-dated versus long-dated bonds?
Research PaperFoundations of ESG Investing in Corporate Bonds
Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) investing is a very broad field with many different investment approaches addressing various investment objectives across asset classes. While there are many studies relating to ESG in equities, the risk assessment of ESG considerations within fixed income may be equally if not more important. Bonds have limited upside, but in a negative scenario, investors can potentially lose all their invested capital. At a top level, we can break down ESG...
MSCI EventFoundations of ESG Investing in Corporate Bonds
Research PaperManaging Portfolios in a Low-Rates Age
The low-rate environment of recent years has affected institutional investors across the spectrum, particularly the insurance sector, which has traditionally allocated a large portion of assets to fixed income. Lower returns from fixed income of late has meant some insurers have had to revise their asset allocations toward assets such as equities. While equities can potentially increase long-term performance, their returns have been more volatile than those of bonds, even over longer horizons...