We are an international company with a highly diverse global footprint. Our people are empowered to maximize their potential in an environment where all individuals are respected and encouraged to bring their authentic selves to work.

This culture drives us to innovate and provide industry-leading solutions that power better investment decisions. Increasing our diversity expands our talent pool which helps accelerate innovation in all we do.

We are dedicated to hiring and promoting qualified candidates who have been historically underrepresented in our industry, including women, ethnic minorities, and those in the LGBT+ community.


Diversity Data

MSCI reports diversity data in a number of ways, including to the Equal Opportunity Commission on a Consolidated EEO-1 Report as well as in accordance with guidance published by the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB). Although both of these methods provide insight into the diversity of our workforce, they each represent a point in time and provide different ways of looking at the data. We hope that our stakeholders appreciate this transparency.


EEO-1 Reports

The Consolidated EEO-1 Report is a snapshot in time of our U.S. workforce demographics and is based on specific job categories prescribed by the U.S. federal government. These job categories are not necessarily representative of how the broader industry or MSCI’s workforce is organized or how we track our progress. Further, MSCI is a U.S.-headquartered global company with a significant majority of our workforce being based outside of the U.S. More information about the geographical breakdown of our global workforce can be found on this page under MSCI Employee Breakdown. To align with government reporting requirements, data in our EEO-1 reporting and on our site uses traditional gender categories of male and female, although we appreciate that gender identity can be nonbinary.

Although it is impossible to capture the diversity of MSCI’s workforce in a single chart, we publish the Consolidated EEO-1 Report because we want to be transparent about the diversity of our U.S.-based workforce, and we recognize the value of public disclosure of standardized data across companies. Please explore this page to learn more about our Diversity, Equity and Inclusion initiatives across the globe.

Download EEO-1 Report 2021 (PDF, 81.6 KB) (opens in a new tab)

Download EEO-1 Report 2020 (PDF, 103 KB) (opens in a new tab)

Download EEO-1 Report 2019 (PDF, 104 KB) (opens in a new tab)




MSCI’s 2021 SASB report (PDF, 193 KB) (opens in a new tab)

2020 Information

Using SASB Categories, as of December 2020, women represented 33% of MSCI’s total employees and people of color accounted for 42% of our U.S. employees. By region, 46% of MSCI employees were located in the Asia Pacific region, 24% in Europe, Middle East and Africa, 21% in the U.S. and Canada, and 9% in Mexico and Brazil as of December 2020.

Gender Representation of Global Employees %

SASB Category Female Male N/A**
Executive Management 21% 78% 1%
Non-Executive Management  26% 73% 1%
Professionals 36% 63% 1%
All Other Employees  86% 13% 1%
Total  33% 66% 1%


Racial/Ethnic Group Representation of U.S. Employees %

SASB Category Asian Black or African American Hispanic or Latino White  Other*    N/A**
Executive Management 15% 0% 11% 63% 5%   6%
Non-Executive Management  24% 3% 6% 53% 4%   10%
Professionals 37% 3% 11% 42% 3%   3%
All Other Employees  4% 23% 46% 19% 8%   0%
Total  26% 3% 9% 50% 4%   8%


**NA%: Includes those put “decline to disclose” as well as missing data. In the US ethnicity, we have only 5 people missing ethnicity data so virtually all of this is decline to disclose
*Other: Two or more races; Native American or Hawaiian; Pacific Islander
Executive Management:  EC and Managing Directors
Non- Executive Management: Executive Director or Vice President
Professionals: Sr. Associate, Associate, Analyst except those in Corporate Services
All Other Employees: Sr. Associate, Associate, Analyst in Corporate Services and Other Administrative employees (assistants, etc)



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