Arne leads MSCI’s ESG research on the transportation sector. In his additional role as industry content director, he oversees the production of thematic ESG content, including industry insights and reports. Prior to joining MSCI, Arne worked for more than six years as an ESG analyst and account manager at Sustainalytics in Frankfurt and Toronto. Arne holds a master’s degree in communications science, political economics and Hispanic studies from the University of Münster.
Research and Insights
Articles by Arne Philipp Klug
Location Matters: Using Geospatial Analysis to Assess Biodiversity Risks5 mins read Blog | May 10, 2022 |
A quarter of animal and plant species could face extinction heightening economic risks from biodiversity loss. Investors and issuers focusing on asset location and dedicated risk management practices could mitigate some of these challenges.
2021 ESG Trends to Watch7 mins read Blog | Dec 7, 2020 |
Climate. ESG bubbles. Disclosure. Social inequality. Biodiversity. The topics don’t get much bigger — or more systemic. Here’s our analysis of the five ESG trends that will matter most to companies and their investors in 2021.
Death of Diesel: A Scenario Analysis of Which Auto Makers Will Pay Higher Emissions FinesReport | Nov 6, 2017 |
Regulators are considering banning diesel cars in various countries and cities to lower levels of toxic nitrogen oxides. This trend has already impacted auto markets in Europe. Declining diesel vehicle sales reflect a shrinking trust in customers who fear increased restrictions on use and lower re-sale values. This analysis assumed a moderate 30% decline in diesel vehicles in a company’s fleet by 2021 and modelled two different scenarios. Under scenario 1, customers buy petrol...