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ESG Update - September 2011

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ESG Update

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Client Announcements & Updates

MSCI ESG Manager

MSCI has added MSCI ESG IVA ratings to the MSCI ESG Manager platform. The new and flexible MSCI ESG Manager platform now includes MSCI ESG IVA, Impact Monitor, and Business Involvement Screening Research, MSCI's full suite of ESG research, analysis and ratings products… Read more

MSCI ESG IVA

In September, MSCI ESG Research has published MSCI ESG IVA Industry Reports and Methodologies for the following industries:

  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Leisure Equipment

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

  • Global Banks
  • Banks - Asia Pacific
  • Banks - Europe
  • Retail – North America
  • Textiles, Apparel, & Luxury Goods
  • Gas Utilities
  • Integrated Oil & Gas
  • Electric Power Companies - North America

 

Research Insights

Measuring ESG Effectiveness

Asset owners and managers are becoming increasingly aware of the potential risk and value impact of ESG factors, and their potential effect on an investment profile. ESG factors are seen as both a risk and an opportunity to select better-managed companies. To ensure effective risk management, it is important that institutional investors understand the sources of ESG risks and have an overall appreciation of these risks at the portfolio level. MSCI ESG Research invites you to the next 'ESG Integration' webinar where our experts will discuss how ESG factors can be more effectively used as risk and return drivers and how an ESG analytic framework can facilitate understanding of ESG risk at security, sector, key issues and portfolio level... Register for the webinar

Industry in Focus

Uncovering the Hidden Costs of Unconventional Oil & Gas

Despite jitters in the financial markets, the Oil and Gas industry is riding high, with bullish projections for energy prices. The run up in demand means the push for unconventional oil and gas is strong. Companies are racing to develop sources requiring deepwater, oil sands, and shale gas drilling – encroaching on new territories and using techniques that carry high environmental and social risks... Read more and register for the webinar

Featured Resources

Webcast - Integrating ESG into the Investment Process
Whitepaper - Integrating ESG into the Investment Process
FTfm video - Pension Funds drive ESG adoption
Webinar - Integrating ESG into the Investment Process - Opportunities for South Africa, Oct 27, 2011
Webinar - Measuring ESG Effectiveness, Nov 14, 2011
Webinar - Managing Risks in the Oil & Gas Sector, Nov 17, 2011
 

 

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ESG Events Calendar

ESG Europe

October 4-5, 2011, Amsterdam

Industry Event

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SRI in the Rockies

October 2-5, 2011, New Orleans

Industry Event

» Read more

Enhanced ESG Analysis Conference

October 4-5, 2011, London

Industry Event

» Read more

Boersenzeitung Roundtable

October 6, 2011, Frankfurt

Roundtable

» Contact MSCI for more information

Knights of Columbus Conference

October 13, 2011, Chicago

Industry Event

» Contact MSCI for more information

UNEP FI Roundtable

October 19-20, 2011, Washington

Industry Event

» Read more

Integrating ESG into the Investment Process – Opportunities for South Africa

October 27, 2011, LiveMeeting

Webinar

» Register today

TBLI Europe Conference

November 10, 2011, London

Industry Event

» Read more

Measuring ESG Effectiveness

November 14, 2011, LiveMeeting

Webinar

» Register today

Managing Risks in the Oil & Gas Sector

November 17, 2011, LiveMeeting

Webinar

» Register today

Media Networking Holiday Breakfast NYC

December 2, 2011, New York

Seminar

» Contact MSCI for more information

MSCI ESG Research / Responsible Investor 'ESG Leaders' Roundtable

December 12, 2011, New York

Roundtable

» Contact MSCI for more information
 

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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