MSCI ESG METRICS

MSCI ESG METRICS - A BIG DATA APPROACH TO ESG

MSCI ESG Metrics is designed to deliver a broad set of standardized ESG data and simple metrics that are comparable across a broad universe of 8,500 companies (the MSCI ACWI Investable Market Index (IMI)). Developed initially as inputs into the MSCI ESG Ratings model, these newly available datasets can be used by institutional investors as inputs for in-house analytical models or to develop proprietary investment strategies. The tool, which is based on 40 years of experience collecting, standardizing and modeling ESG metrics, introduces:

Risk Exposure
Management Practices
Performance
Controversies
New “risk exposure” dataset, mapping over 50,000 individual business and geographic segments to 22 macro risk factors, such as carbon regulation, water stressed regions, and corruption risks. The practices data set offers insight into a company’s capabilities to manage ESG risks or capitalizing market ESG opportunity such as policy commitments, certifications, risk mitigation initiatives and programs, and targets to improve performance The performance data set evaluates the company’s historical track record on managing the specific ESG risk . Performance data involves collecting, standardizing, and benchmarking a range of quantitative indicators where applicable The controversies data set offers insights into a company’s involvement in notable ESG controversies (e.g. lawsuits, disputes, regulatory actions) related to the company’s operations and/or products, possible breaches of international norms and principles
   

Use our interactive ESG Metrics map to explore geographic exposure to: water stressed regions; fragile ecosystems; carbon regulation;  chemical safety regulations; climate vulnerable regions; corruption & instability; poor workplace safety standards;  frequent work stoppages and privacy regulations.

For more information, please contact ESG Client Service.
 

ESG Metrics Heatmap

Geographic exposure to...


Geographic exposure to...


CARBON REGULATION

WATER STRESSED REGIONS

FRAGILE ECOSYSTEMS

CLIMATE VULNERABLE REGIONS

FREQUENT WORK STOPPAGES

POOR WORKPLACE SAFETY STANDARDS

CHEMICAL SAFETY REGULATIONS

PRIVACY REGULATIONS

CORRUPTION

Factsheet

Factsheet

MSCI ESG Metrics is a tool designed to give institutional investors a broad set of standardized ESG data and simple flagged metrics that are comparable across a broad universe of 8,500 companies in the MSCI ACWI Investable Market Index (IMI) coverage universe.

Introducing MSCI ESG Metrics

Introducing MSCI ESG Metrics

A Big Data Approach to ESG.
Join the webinar to learn more about MSCI ESG Metrics.

Press release

Press release

MSCI ESG Metrics Addresses Critical Data Issues Associated With Measuring Global ESG Risk.