Michael Disabato serves on the MSCI ESG Editorial Board and is the host of the Weekly Edition of ESG NOW. Previously, he was a freelance journalist covering the environment and worked as a member of the consultant relations team at Impax Asset Management. Mike also worked at a non-profit impact investing fund focused on sustainable agriculture. He graduated with a B.A. from Indiana University with a concentration in Economics and Comparative Literature.
Research and Insights
Articles by Michael Disabato
The SFDR’s Articles 8 and 9: The Funds Behind the LabelsResearch Report | Jul 6, 2021 |
How do funds stack up against the EU’s Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation (SFDR)? We looked at the ESG characteristics of 207 funds of the top 15 equity and mixed-asset fund managers to see which had disclosed information about their funds.
Is climate-change risk all about fossil fuels? Think again.Blog | Sep 19, 2019 |
When it comes to reducing greenhouse gases, investors tend to focus on fossil fuels and power generation. But other companies also need to adapt to a lower-carbon world. We look at the implications for five types of companies.
Under the hood: Rating ESG fundsBlog | Jul 10, 2019 |
Nearly $31 trillion in assets under management were invested in funds that consider ESG issues in their investing process as of January 2018, a 34% increase from two years previously. Transparency is key to understanding what this expansion means.