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  • 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.

  • Companies with ESG ratings upgrades outperform sector, says Jefferies

    25 July 2022
  • 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.

  • Investors are concentrating share control, finds MSCI

    13 July 2022
  • 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.

  • MSCI: 55% of listed companies without net-zero target

    28 June 2022
  • MSCI partners with CRREM on real estate pathways

    20 June 2022
  • New benchmark 'could be bellwether index' for sustainable finance

    15 June 2022

    A new index that combines material ESG data with climate transition data could become the "bellwether benchmark" in sustainable finance, its co-creator believes.