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Carrie Wang

Carrie Wang

Vice President, MSCI Research

Carrie Wang is an ESG and climate researcher at MSCI, where she develops company and industry research with a focus on banks and diversity-related topics. Prior to MSCI, she worked as an equity research analyst at fund managers. Carrie holds a master’s degree in economics and finance from Brandeis University.

Research and Insights

Articles by Carrie Wang

    Carbon Footprinting Demystified

    Podcast | Jun 14, 2024 | Michael Disabato, Carrie Wang

    When it comes to climate altering carbon emissions, investors, like asset managers and banks, used to only measure their direct carbon emissions from their buildings and purchased electricity. But now, they are being asked by regulators, stakeholders, and clients to report on the emissions associated with their investment portfolios – a much more complicated and vital task. In this episode, guest Carrie Wang explains to host Mike Disabato why portfolio carbon footprinting is so important to the future of investing and so complicated.

    Carbon Footprinting Demystified

    Research Report | May 1, 2024 | Carrie Wang, Guido Giese, Xinxin Wang

    Assessing the carbon footprint of a portfolio is the first step in addressing the investment implications of climate change. But in a complex and fast evolving landscape, which are the best metrics and underlying inputs to use?  

    The Fed's Pilot — Are Banks Prepared for the Climate Transition?

    5 mins read Blog | Jun 27, 2023 | Carrie Wang, Sita Subramanian

    Regulators around the world are focusing on climate-related scenario analysis to assess banks’ climate-risk exposure and their preparedness for the low-carbon transition. We look at the Fed’s pilot to see how the six biggest U.S. banks stack up. 

    40% Women on Boards — the New Frontier

    5 mins read Blog | Mar 1, 2023 | Carrie Wang, Tanya Matanda

    The number of women on boards continues to rise. While a 30% board gender diversity target has long been the magic number, the continued evolution of boards, both by choice and by regulation, means 40% women on boards is becoming the new frontier.

    The Fed Mulls Climate Risk and Swifties Sue Live Nation

    Podcast | Jan 27, 2023 | Sita Subramanian, Helen Marlow, Carrie Wang

    The US central bank wants climate data from the country’s “big six” banks. It’s a telling shift and one that is echoed across several jurisdictions. We look at what this means for both banks and their investors. Then we jump into the mosh pit of ticket sales to figure out why Live Nation and Ticketmaster keep landing in the headlines.