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ESG Update - August 2011

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ESG Update

From MSCI | August 2011

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Client Announcements & Updates


In August, MSCI ESG Research has published MSCI ESG IVA Industry Reports and Methodology Documentation* for the following industries:

  • Apparel Retail
  • Aerospace & Defense
  • Air Freight & Logistics
  • Broadcasting & Cable TV
  • Household & Personal Products
  • Marine Transport
  • Retail – Asia Pacific
  • Multi-utilities & Unregulated Power
  • Diversified Financials*

In addition, we have updated the MSCI ESG IVA Company Profiles and Risk Ratings for the following industries:

  • Aerospace & Defense
  • Real Estate Management & Development
  • Industrial Conglomerates
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Tobacco
  • Restaurants

Industry in Focus

Potential investment implications of chemical regulation in the consumer and retail sectors

Strengthening chemicals-related legislation and an increasing consumer interest in health and wellness are putting heightened pressure on consumer companies to remove hazardous chemicals from their products… ... Read more

Hot Topic

Tracking Global Sanctions against Syria

As the Arab Spring continues to bloom into late summer and the Syrian people work to turn over yet another long-time repressive regime, investors are right to ask "what does it all mean?" MSCI ESG Research aims to address that question by reviewing the human rights situation in Syria, existing and proposed US, EU and UN sanctions, and the implications for different types of investors.... Read more

Research Whitepaper

Integrating ESG into the Investment Process

In our latest MSCI ESG Research Whitepaper, MSCI aims to evaluate how ESG factors are being integrated into investment processes ... Read more

Featured Resources

Webcast - Integrating ESG into the Investment Process
Whitepaper - Integrating ESG into the Investment Process
FTfm video - Pension Funds drive ESG adoption
Insight - Potential investment implications of chemical regulation in the consumer and retail sectors


» For more information on MSCI ESG Research products and services, please visit our website.


ESG Events Calendar

Media Networking Event

7 September 2011, London


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Uncovering Financial Risk and Opportunities of Changing Chemical Regulations

6 September 2011, Paris


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8 September 2011, LiveMeeting


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36th World Nuclear Association Annual Symposium

14-16 September 2011, London

Industry Event

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15-16 September 2011, Tokyo

Industry Event

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PRI in Person

15-16 September 2011, Paris

Industry Event

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Incorporating ESG Information into RFP Responses

21 September 2011, London

Industry Event

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22 September 2011, New York

Industry Event

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Boston Security Analyst Society

27 September 2011, Boston

Industry Event

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ESG Europe

4-5 October 2011, Amsterdam

Industry Event

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Boersenzeitung Roundtable

6 October 2011, Frankfurt


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This MSCI ESG Research is provided by Institutional Shareholder Services Inc. ("ISS") or its subsidiaries. ISS is an indirect wholly-owned subsidiary of MSCI Inc. ("MSCI"). MSCI is a publicly traded company on the NYSE (Ticker: MSCI). The issuers that are mentioned in ESG Research may be clients of ISS, or another MSCI subsidiary, or the parent of, or affiliated with, a client of ISS, or another MSCI subsidiary. MSCI ESG Research reports, articles and profiles have not been submitted to, nor received approval from, the United States Securities and Exchange Commission or any other regulatory body. While we have exercised due care in compiling the information, we make no warranty, express or implied, regarding the accuracy, completeness or usefulness of the information and assume no liability with respect to the consequences of relying on the information for investment or other purposes. In particular, MSCI ESG Research is not intended to constitute an offer, solicitation or advice to buy or sell securities.

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