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Intro

MSCI Supplier Code of Conduct

MSCI Inc. (including its subsidiaries, “MSCI”) is committed to acting in accordance with its core values and expects its suppliers to exhibit a commitment to similar standards. As a socially and environmentally responsible corporate entity (details can be found at https://www.msci.com/corporate-responsibility), MSCI recognizes the importance of working with its suppliers and their impact on MSCI’s performance and success.

This Code of Conduct was last updated in June 2020 and:

  • Summarizes MSCI’s principles for sourcing goods and services via third party suppliers or vendors (hereinafter “Suppliers”); and
  • Defines the conduct MSCI expects from its Suppliers

The Code of Conduct sets out MSCI’s values and expectations, including our sourcing principles, as well as the labor, human rights, environmental, and legal compliance principles we expect our Suppliers to uphold.

MSCI expects its Suppliers to live up to both the letter and the spirit of this Code of Conduct. MSCI may request, and Suppliers shall promptly furnish to MSCI, a self-assessment as to the Supplier’s adherence to the standards and principles of this code. Supplier compliance with this Code of Conduct may also be subject to audit by MSCI.

MSCI expects its Suppliers to act consistently with our organization’s core values:

  1. Put the client first
  2. Work as one team
  3. Champion bold ideas
  4. Pursue excellence
  5. Act with integrity
  6. Take personal responsibility

MSCI conducts business worldwide, managing MSCI’s Supplier relationships, including those involving financial market data, technology hardware, software applications, technology services, travel-related services, consultancy and other services. MSCI provides this Code of Conduct to new Suppliers, in connection with the contracting and onboarding process, as well as an updated version on an annual basis for each Supplier.


LEGAL COMPLIANCE

GENERAL SOURCING PRINCIPLES

LABOR, WORKPLACE, AND HUMAN RIGHTS

ENVIRONMENT

ETHICS AND ANTI-CORRUPTION

STANDARDS AND SUPPLIER’S SUPPLY CHAIN

Regulation