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Simone Ruiz-Vergote

Simone Ruiz-Vergote

Executive Director, MSCI Research

Simone Ruiz-Vergote leads MSCI’s research work on ESG and climate-related policy globally. Simone has over 15 years of experience in sustainable finance and regulatory affairs. She studied economics (HEC Lausanne) and International Politics (Edinburgh University). Simone has recently completed an Executive MBA at the Frankfurt School of Finance & Management and is a certified Financial Risk Manager.

Research and Insights

Articles by Simone Ruiz-Vergote

    What COP27 Means for Companies and Investors

    9 mins read Blog | Nov 21, 2022 | Sylvain Vanston , Oliver Marchand , Chris Cote , Simone Ruiz-Vergote , Meggin Thwing Eastman

    COP27 underscored the need for action on corporate climate pledges, the importance of data and a series of initiatives to spur public and private investment for developing countries. We review some of the key developments for companies and investors.

    Stress Testing Portfolios for Climate-Change Risk

    5 mins read Blog | Oct 7, 2021 | Nathan Faigle , Simone Ruiz-Vergote

    How quickly companies implement net-zero pledges can affect the value of investments. Stress testing can be used to test how the valuation of a portfolio could change under different climate transition speeds or scenarios chosen by the investor.

    Measuring the Temperature of Your Portfolio

    4 mins read Blog | Sep 14, 2021 | Simone Ruiz-Vergote

    Institutional investors are setting targets to align their portfolios with a 1.5˚-2°C global warming scenario. But measuring and reporting portfolio temperature rise remain challenging. How can investors measure the temperature of their portfolios?