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Morgan Ellis

Morgan Ellis
Vice President, MSCI Research

About the Contributor

Morgan Ellis leads MSCI’s ESG research on companies in real estate, construction materials and building products, overseeing methodology on ESG-related risks and opportunities. He also helps clients incorporate ESG data into their investment processes and worked to improve MSCI’s sustainable-impact investment model, which assesses company alignment with the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals. Morgan has written reports on sustainable-impact investing, climate-change adaptation and transition risks, carbon-related regulatory scenarios and modern slavery. He previously worked as a sustainability consultant, assessing building design and energy use.

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  1. BLOG

    Modern Slavery: The Unseen Risks 

    Apr 26, 2021 Morgan Ellis

    ESG Research , Global Investing

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    Modern slavery occurs all over the world and can impact virtually all industries. Meanwhile, regulations requiring more detailed reporting on potential supply-chain exposure is increasing. How can investors identify portfolio holdings most at risk?

  2. MSCI ESG Research has been reporting annually on the state of women’s representation on corporate boards of directors since 2014.  As part of this evolving series we have added other areas of interest, relevant to the investment case for gender equality on boards, the differences in compensation regimes between male and female CEOs, and market specific corporate gender diversity issues, such as in Japan, and industry specific issues, such as those in Financials companies. This latest paper in the series provides an update on the state of female representation on corporate boards and in senior management for MSCI AWCI Index constituents as of October 16, 2018.