Who will lead the race to cut carbon?

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To see MSCI’s classification of emerging and developed markets, please see our MSCI Country Classification Standard.

Source: MSCI ESG Research, Pledged GHG goals found in the Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) submitted before COP21 in Paris sourced from NDC Registry

A key piece of the Paris Agreement was the creation of individualized carbon emission reduction plans for each signatory nation. These Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) are subject to change and updates as each party to the agreement communicates and outlines their intended climate actions for beyond 2020. Each signatory’s ambition, as expressed by the NDCs, may have profound implications for local policy landscapes over the next ten years – be it energy planning, sectoral emissions regulations, or even governmental spending choices.

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10 questions that may shape the decade

10 questions that may shape the decade

What issues may leave their mark on the investment landscape throughout the 2020s?

2020 ESG trends to watch

2020 ESG trends to watch

In our annual report, we explore the key environmental, social and governance (ESG) trends that are top of mind for investors in 2020.

ESG Investing<br></br>

ESG Investing

Learn how our MSCI ESG Research and solutions can provide insights into ESG risks and opportunities within multi-asset class portfolios.