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You’re a Factor Investor, and You Didn’t Even Know It
Learn about the five common factors and the scenarios where you likely experience their principles in your own life
What is Direct Indexing?
Investors can customize an index to meet specific outcomes such as improved ESG score, lowered risk and reduced tax burden.
An ESG & Climate Index for Every Objective
As enthusiasm around sustainable investing builds, we see three motivations that broadly describe what investors are looking to achieve with the use of ESG and Climate indexes.
A Global Perspective: The Possibilities in International Equity Investing
Some investors choose to overweight their portfolio with stocks from their home country - but by moving away from home bias they can explore the options for international investing.
The Power of a Sustainable Dollar
More than $100 trillion in assets have voluntarily committed to support the UN's Principles for Responsible Investment1. But how do we know if sustainable investments have really made a difference?
A More Intuitive Way to Calculate Investment Risk
Consider the risk associated with your investment decisions using a score-based measure of volatility.
The Sustainable ETF Universe
In 2020, sustainable ETFs saw record inflows of $75 billion. Here we share details on the ESG type, carbon intensity, and domicile of this ETF universe
Fact Check: The Truth Behind 5 ESG Myths
We dispel five common ESG myths to help investors build more sustainable portfolios.
The Top 5 Sustainable Investing Questions Advisers Need Answered
When advisers ask the right ESG questions, they can make more effective decisions for their clients.
Global Progress Towards the Paris Agreement
The Paris Agreement gave the world a collective mission to limit warming to 1.5-2 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels. What happens if we fail to reach our goals?
The Paris Agreement and Your Portfolio
Climate change is creating new risks and opportunities for investors. How can you align your portfolio with the Paris Agreement goals?
Meet Thematic Investing
The top-down investment approach designed to capitalize on transformational trends such as disruptive technology.
Inside MSCI ESG Ratings: How are companies scored?
From innovative data collection to industry-specific key issues, MSCI ESG Ratings provide a measure of a company's resilience to long-term, financially relevant ESG risks.
ESG Investing: Finding your Motivation
What are the three common motivations among investors for using ESG in their portfolios?
UN Sustainable Development Goals: How do companies stack up?
We measure the degree of SDG-alignment of 8,550 companies worldwide.
The Rise of Women on Boards
When will we reach 30% women directors on publicly traded companies around the world? We explore three scenarios.