Gaurav Trivedi leads research and development for MSCI ESG Research. He focuses on new-product development and expanding the suite of alternative data for model enhancements in ESG research offerings. Prior to MSCI, Gaurav worked in risk consulting services at KPMG, where he focused on providing market and sector analysis to clients in infrastructure. He holds an MBA in finance from ICFAI University and a B.E. in electronics and communications from North Gujarat University, India.
Research and Insights
Articles by Gaurav Trivedi
The Doctor Is Making House Calls: Capturing Exposure to Telehealth6 mins read Blog | Dec 16, 2020 |
Telehealth has the potential to reduce inequalities in access to care as well as relieve strain on health systems. We tested an approach that combines natural-language processing and MSCI ESG Ratings screens.
Corporate ESG Disclosure: A Health & Safety Case Study5 mins read Blog | Sep 24, 2020 |
How good a job are corporations doing in disclosing ESG policies and data to investors and other stakeholders? We took an in-depth look at reporting of health & safety disclosures. Our findings confirmed some common assumptions and upended others.
Is There a Green-to-Fossil-Fuel Premium?7 mins read Blog | Aug 25, 2020 |
As investors evaluate the possible reallocation of capital around the transition toward a low-carbon future, we analyzed the characteristics and performance of companies engaged in green versus carbon-intensive activities. Was there evidence of a “green-to-fossil-fuel premium”?
Empowering Women in the WorkplaceResearch Report | Jul 5, 2017 |
Japan’s government has set goals for increasing women’s participation and promotion in the business world, a policy that research shows could have substantial benefits for Japanese firms and the overall economy. Women are a historically underutilized resource in Japan; their greater participation and advancement in the workforce could have substantial benefits for the Japanese economy and long-term portfolio returns. The Japan Empowering Women Index (WIN) aims to overweight companies whose...
RE EXAMINING THE TAX GAPResearch Report | Jun 3, 2015 |
Since our analysis in December 2013 on the diversity of tax rates paid by MSCI World companies, the regulatory outlook has shifted substantially. In our updated analysis, we identify 243 companies (out of 1,093 relevant1 companies within the MSCI World Index constituents) as having a large tax gap, paying an average rate of 17.7%, versus 34.0%, if these companies were paying taxes in the jurisdictions where they generate revenues.