The Truth About Tobacco: How Institutional Investors Approach Tobacco Exclusions
Since the 1980s, a growing number of institutional investors have sought to exclude tobacco stocks from their investments in large part due to ethical and values-based concerns. Today, with sophisticated research and screening options and the recent launch of a suite of MSCI indexes, investors have more options and insight into excluding companies with tobacco business involvement.
This webinar involves MSCI experts reviewing the available tobacco screening factors, discuss the performance implications on a portfolio from excluding tobacco involvement.
They also touch on the methodology behind the newly launched indexes, which are designed to exclude tobacco producers and any companies deriving more than 5% revenues from tobacco.
Oct 16, 2018
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