• MSCI to develop forward-looking metrics for private assets

    17 November 2022

    MSCI is looking to develop "forward-looking metrics" for investors to measure their estimated future emissions from private assets, Environmental Finance has learned.

  • EU proposes that financials prove absence of links to deforestation

    14 September 2022

    EU proposals to require financial institutions to demonstrate their activities have no links to deforestation have progressed, after overwhelming approval from parliament.

  • SEC climate rules could have 'meaningful' impact on private firms

    10 August 2022

    The climate disclosure rules proposed by the US Securities and Exchanges Commission (SEC) could have a "meaningful" indirect impact on private firms despite not currently covering unlisted companies, according to a report.

  • MSCI launches green, social bond and loan SPO service

    08 August 2022

    MSCI ESG Research has launched a second-party opinion (SPO) service for green and social bond and loan issuers, which it claims "goes beyond" minimum market standards.

  • MSCI: 39% of ACWI exposed to biodiversity risk

    25 July 2022

    Almost two in five (39%) constituents of MSCI's flagship global equity index have at least one asset located in an area sensitive to biodiversity loss, the firm said.

  • MSCI launches portfolio emissions tracker

    30 June 2022

    MSCI has launched a tool to help financial institutions measure carbon emissions across their lending and investment portfolios.