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Kuldeep Yadav

Kuldeep Yadav

Vice President, MSCI Research

Kuldeep Yadav leads MSCI’s ESG and climate research in Australia and New Zealand. He also drives coverage of the mining sector. Prior to joining MSCI, Kuldeep helped manage a multi-asset portfolio of over AUD 1 billion at Byron Capital. With over a decade of experience in the financial services sector, Kuldeep has previously worked at firms such as Morgan Stanley, Deloitte and MLC. He holds a Master of Finance from Queensland University of Technology and a Bachelor of Commerce from Delhi University. Kuldeep is a Certified ESG Analyst® (CESGA).

Research and Insights

Articles by Kuldeep Yadav

    Steering Toward an Aligned Portfolio

    Research Report | Jun 11, 2024 | Kenji Watanabe, Anthony Chan, Kuldeep Yadav, Siyao He, Anett Husi, Tanguy Séné, Sylvain Vanston

    Using MSCI Climate Change Metrics and the Net Zero Investment Framework, we assessed listed companies in developed and emerging markets to see how well they were aligned with the goals of the Paris Agreement and global net-zero emissions by 2050.

    APAC Climate Action Progress Report

    Research Report | May 28, 2024 | Xiaoshu Wang, Jakub Malich, S.K. Kim, Anthony Chan, Kuldeep Yadav, Siyao He, Feifan Huang, Kenji Watanabe

    APAC firms are increasingly disclosing value-chain emissions and climate targets, reflecting progress in climate transparency. Smaller companies, however, lag in this area, and potentially face growing investor and regulatory pressure for disclosures. 

    Asia-Pacific Leans into Developing Low-Carbon Technology

    2 mins read Quick Take | May 23, 2024 | Kuldeep Yadav, Kenji Watanabe

    Based on MSCI Low Carbon Patent Scores, Asia-Pacific companies are leading the charge in low-carbon technology, with superior patent-quality scores in renewable-energy and energy-efficiency technologies.

    Biodiversity Risks and Opportunities in Asia Pacific

    Research Report | Apr 8, 2024 | Jurgita Balaisyte, S.K. Kim, Kuldeep Yadav

    The Asia Pacific region is at the heart of the global biodiversity crisis. Using MSCI ESG Ratings, we assess APAC companies on their exposure to biodiversity risks. But these risks may also offer opportunities to address the impacts of biodiversity. 

    Unpacking COP28 Commitments to Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency

    Research Report | Mar 4, 2024 | Kenji Watanabe, Anthony Chan, Kuldeep Yadav, Siyao He, Sylvain Vanston

    Scaling up renewable-energy and energy-efficiency solutions are key steps in driving the transition away from fossil fuels in energy systems. Our analysis of low-carbon patents, fuel mix and renewable-energy targets may help identify where the opportunities lie.