• Emerging markets 'need their own taxonomy'

    29 April 2022

    Emerging markets need their own taxonomy of sustainable activities that is even more granular than the EU Taxonomy, according to one ESG data expert.

  • Russia posed 'challenge' to ESG emerging market benchmarks

    29 April 2022

    Russia's invasion of Ukraine posed a challenge to some environmental, social and governance (ESG) emerging market (EM) benchmarks...

  • SFDR confusion 'may extend for a decade'

    29 April 2022

    It may take as much as 10 years to resolve confusion over how investment managers should classify their funds in line with EU regulation on reporting the extent they pursue sustainability objectives, according to a sustainability expert.

  • Investors split on reporting ESG impact of 'shorting', MSCI finds

    21 April 2022

    Investors are split on the type and extent of the environmental, social and governance (ESG) information that should be reported when taking 'short' positions on companies, according to MSCI.

  • People Moves 25 March: HSBC; Abrdn; ANZ; MSCI & more...

    25 March 2022
  • Green bonds for climate adaptation grow five-fold

    07 March 2022

    The value of green bonds focused on adapting to the effects of climate change grew nearly five-fold over 2021, according to an MSCI index.

  • MSCI downgrades Russia's sustainability rating

    01 March 2022

    MSCI ESG has downgraded its sustainability rating of Russia after the country's invasion of Ukraine, while All Street Sevva said investors should completely avoid providing capital to the nation.

  • MSCI: Food firms can avoid losses by shifting to plant-based proteins

    18 January 2022

    Shifting towards plant-based proteins could save food-related companies 7% of their market capitalisation in avoided losses from climate-related policy changes...

  • People Moves 14 January: MSCI, Wells Fargo, BIS, Schroders and more...

    14 January 2022
  • MSCI shakes up senior ESG leadership

    14 January 2022