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MSCI Global Sustainability Indexes: A Primer for Corporate Issuers

View the MSCI ESG Research's Corporate Communications webinar recording for an overview of the MSCI Global Sustainability Indexes.

The MSCI Global Sustainability Indexes are designed for investors seeking exposure to companies with strong sustainability profiles. The indexes have relatively low tracking error to the underlying parent benchmark and are reconstituted annually.

The family of MSCI Global Sustainability Indexes includes the MSCI World ESG Index, MSCI EM ESG Index, and the MSCI ACWI ESG Index.

MSCI Inc., a leading provider of global benchmark indexes, has over 600 equity and fixed income environmental, social, and governance (ESG) indexes.
MSCI ESG Research is a leading provider of ESG ratings and analysis to the global investment community, covering more than 5,700 publicly traded companies worldwide. Over 125 asset owners with more than USD 4.5 trillion in assets subscribe to MSCI ESG Research products or services, and we have over 900 clients with more than USD 15 trillion in assets globally.


  • Introduction to MSCI ESG Research and the MSCI ESG Ratings research process
  • How are the MSCI Global Sustainability Indexes constructed and maintained?
  • How are MSCI ESG Ratings used to determine eligibility for the Indexes?
  • How can corporate issuers contact MSCI, learn more about other MSCI ESG Indexes and our research process?

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