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Climate Change Index

Climate Change Index

Offers a range of indexes for investors who seek to incorporate climate risks and opportunities into their investment process

ESG Funds Ratings

ESG Funds Ratings

ESG Fund Ratings aim to measure the resilience of mutual funds and ETFs to long term
risks and opportunities arising from environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues

ESG Ratings Badges

ESG Ratings Badges

Issued for corporates (August 2019) – Transparency & Corp. engagement

Institutional investors are increasingly integrating environmental, social and
governance (ESG) factors into their investment decision making processes

Provisional Climate Change EU Climate Transition and EU Paris-Aligned Indexes

Provisional Climate Change EU Climate Transition and EU Paris-Aligned Indexes

Designed to reflect the minimum requirements for EU climate benchmarks contained in the final TEG report on a provisional basis (November 2019)

ESG influence


ESG Influence

Voted #1 in 13 categories of the 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018/19 IRRI Surveys including Best Firm for Socially Responsible Investment Research, Corporate Governance Research and Indices and Benchmarks.
Awarded the Gold Standard Data Provider from the Deep Data Delivery Standards in 2016 Deep Data Delivery Standard
In 2018, Barron’s named Linda-Eling Lee, our Global Head of ESG Research, one of the 20 most influential people in ESG investing.
In 2018, Veronique Menou, the Global Head of Stakeholder Engagement and Issuer Communication for MSCI ESG Research, joined the European Commission’s Technical Expert Group on Sustainable Finance.
Linda-Eling Lee has been selected by the CFA Institute to join their ESG Working Group for 2020
Stuart Doole will join the 2nd Ad-Hoc Working Group (AHWG) Meeting EU Ecolabel Criteria for Retail Financial Products,

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MSCI is a member of FCLTGlobal, an independent not-for-profit organization that works to encourage a longer-term focus in business and investment decision-making. We are also a proud signatory to the UN-backed Principles for Responsible Investment, as well as the Institutional Investor Group on Climate Change (IIGCC).

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2MSCI ESG Indexes and MSCI Analytics utilize information from, but are not provided by, MSCI ESG Research LLC. MSCI Equity Indexes are products of MSCI Inc. and are administered by MSCI UK Limited

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