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Vishakha Pandey

Vishakha Pandey

Senior Associate, MSCI Research

Vishakha Pandey is part of the ESG research team and analyzes self-labeled green bonds for assessing their eligibility for MSCI’s green-bond methodology. Prior to joining MSCI, she worked in data analytics for over five years, developing regression models to predict customer turnout based on historical behavioral patterns. Vishakha has an MBA in sustainable innovation from the Grossman School of Business at the University of Vermont.

Research and Insights

Articles by Vishakha Pandey

    Green-Bond Issuance: MENA vs Global

    2 mins read Quick Take | Dec 7, 2023 | Vishakha Pandey

    Green-bond issuance in the MENA region has expanded rapidly in recent years. How does the use of proceeds compare to global green-bond issuers and who’s leading on the credibility front? 

    Sustainable-Debt Issuers on a More Credible Decarbonization Path, but Is It Enough?

    7 mins read Blog | Nov 13, 2023 | Jakub Malich, Vishakha Pandey, Anett Husi

    Corporate decarbonization targets without capital commitments can lack credibility, and issuers of labeled corporate bonds led other bond issuers on climate targets. But just how well did these issuers perform in our assessment? 

    How Sovereigns Have Changed the Green-Bond Market

    6 mins read Blog | Apr 19, 2023 | Afsaneh Mastouri, Bhaveer Shah, Vishakha Pandey

    Green bonds’ issuance by governments has increased significantly and changed the green-bond universe and its indexes. Investors have had to adjust accordingly.