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Assessing Company Alignment with UN SDGsSep 14, 2020 Learn More
Five years ago, the United Nations adopted 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in an effort to end extreme poverty, reduce inequity and protect the planet by 2030. Using a new tool, we examine whether companies are walking the walk.
Women on boards: 2019 progress reportDec 13, 2019 Download Document
Our annual update on women’s representation on corporate boards found a noticeable uptick in 2019: 20.0% of directors were women, up from 17.9% in 2018 and 17.3% in 2017. At the current pace, a 50/50 gender split among global directors might be reached by 2044. We have added other areas of interest including market- and sector-specific corporate gender diversity issues, expertise comparison and an overview of regulatory frameworks around gender diversity.
Now that China A shares have partially entered some mainstream MSCI indexes, institutional investors and other stakeholders are raising questions about Chinese constituents’ ESG track records and potential risks from these new exposures in their portfolios.