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Blessy Varghese

Blessy Varghese

MSCI Research

Blessy Varghese is part of the MSCI research team that focuses on corporate ESG models. She supports backtesting and simulation efforts for the MSCI ESG Ratings Model. Prior to joining MSCI, Blessy contributed extensively toward underprivileged-child education, as a volunteer with multiple nongovernmental organizations. Blessy holds a bachelor’s degree in electrical and electronics engineering from Rajiv Gandhi Technical University and completed postgraduate certification in data analytics.

Research and Insights

Articles by Blessy Varghese

    How ESG Risk Management Can Impact Security Risk

    Research Report | Apr 13, 2023 | Miranda Carr, Yuliya Plyakha Ferenc, Blessy Varghese, Zoltán Nagy, Guido Giese

    Following extensive research showing an improvement in risk-adjusted returns for companies with higher ESG ratings, we look beyond what a company’s ESG issues were to how that company dealt with them — and the impact that had on stock-specific risk.