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How Well Have Companies Aligned with the UN SDGs?

Olga Emelianova

 

Marking five years since the launch of the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), MSCI ESG Research looked at the progress publicly traded companies have made toward aligning their products and operations with these global standards. The MSCI SDG Alignment Tool uses available data on companies’ products and services, practices, policies and performance to measure their degree of alignment with each of the 17 UN SDGs, as of Aug. 11, 2020.


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Strongly aligned Aligned Misaligned Strongly misaligned
Most Aligned
  • No Strongly Misaligned assessments on any SDGs
  • At least 3 SDGs identified as Strongly Aligned
  • Higher overall number of Aligned SDGs than Misaligned
Aligned
  • No Strongly Misaligned assessments on any SDGs
  • Higher overall number of Aligned SDGs than Misaligned
Neutral or Mixed
Misaligned
  • At least one SDG is assessed as Strongly Misaligned
  • Higher overall number of Misaligned SDGs than Aligned
Most Misaligned
  • Three or more SDGs assessed as Strongly Misaligned
  • Higher overall number of Misaligned SDGs than Aligned

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Source: MSCI ESG Research. Learn more about the MSCI SDG Alignment Tool here.


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