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Shitiz Chaudhary is a member of the MSCI ESG Research team focused on the materials sector. His prior experience involved working on sustainable agriculture, rural infrastructure and public health. He holds a Master of Environmental Management degree from the Yale School of the Environment, as well as a degree in sustainability and forestry studies from the Indian Institute of Forest Management.

Research and Insights

Articles by Shitiz Chaudhary

    Biodiversity and Business: Are Companies Aware of Nature’s Risks?

    5 mins read Blog | Sep 25, 2023 | Shitiz Chaudhary, Arne Philipp Klug

    Although corporate disclosures around biodiversity- and nature-related risk vary, with growing stakeholder awareness and initiatives such as the TNFD framework, we may see a move toward more standardized disclosures that could help investors better assess these risks.

    Plastic Packaging: The Unmasking of Regulations

    5 mins read Blog | Jun 7, 2022 | Samuel Block, Shitiz Chaudhary

    A rapid increase in plastic-waste regulations may increase costs and liabilities, or limit market access for companies that are slow to align with them.