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Leslie Swynghedauw

Vice President, MSCI Research

Leslie Swynghedauw is a senior analyst for MSCI ESG Research, specializing in ESG risk and performance analysis of listed equities in the food-product and beverage industries. She is also a cohead of the MSCI ESG Ratings team for Europe, the Middle East and Africa, as well as for the consumer-staples sector. Prior to joining MSCI, Leslie worked for EIRIS, a U.K.-based ESG-research provider, and for Amundi. She holds a master’s degree in development and risk management from Sciences Po Bordeaux.

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Articles by Leslie Swynghedauw

    Clearing the Smoke Around Cannabis

    Research Report | Jul 22, 2019 | Leslie Swynghedauw

    Exposure to companies with ties to the cannabis industry raises challenges for investors. Some have sought to keep their portfolios cannabis-free while others have focused on long-term risks and opportunities. How can investors approach this challenge?