• Innovative companies have more women on their boards

    Kanika Sharma    Meggin Thwing Eastman Executive Director
    03 Apr 2019

    Some of the most innovative publicly listed companies in the world — Inc., Nike Inc. and Visa Inc., among others — have more women on their boards than their industry peers. They also tended to have stronger diversity and inclusion programs.
  • Factors and ESG: The truth behind three myths

    Kanika Sharma    Guillermo Cano, Executive Director, Equity Solutions
    03 Apr 2019

    Three common myths persist regarding ESG and factor investing: that ESG is another way of assessing quality, that momentum is incompatible with ESG and that small-caps have lower ESG ratings. How do they stack up against reality?
  • ESG trends to watch in 2019

    13 Mar 2019

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    We highlight five of the most pressing challenges and opportunities ESG institutional investors face in 2019:  plastic waste, regulations, the effects of climate change, the big signal revolution and the role of corporate leadership.
  • MSCI's Malaysia Governance Country Report

    19 Jan 2018

    The Malaysian market is characterized by family conglomerates, state owned enterprises as well as strong governance regulations for companies operating in the banking sector. The MSCI Malaysia Index constituents underperform on corporate governance relative to both the MSCI Emerging Markets and MSCI ACWI Indexes as a whole.
  • MSCI's China Governance Country Report

    19 Dec 2017

    China adopted its first corporate governance code in 2001, ahead of many APAC peers, with updates in 2011 and 2016. As China’s market becomes more accessible to global investors, corporate governance practices will likely face increased comparison to global standards. Our report references MSCI ESG Research’s rich corporate governance data to examine the opportunities and risks to minority shareholders presented by current corporate governance practices in the MSCI China Index.
  • MSCI Corporate Governance Country Report - India

    Jasmine Mehta    Alan Brett, Head of Corporate Governanace Ratings, MSCI
    04 Jul 2017

    MSCI ESG Research's latest Corporate Governance Country Report focuses on Corporate Governance in India. Our research finds concentrated ownership, related party transactions & succession planning represent key governance risks in India.

    MSCI ESG Research products and services are provided by MSCI ESG Research LLC, and are designed to provide in-depth research, ratings and analysis of environmental, social and governance-related business practices to companies worldwide. ESG ratings, data and analysis from MSCI ESG Research LLC are also used in the construction of the MSCI ESG Indexes. MSCI ESG Research LLC is a Registered Investment Adviser under the Investment Advisers Act of 1940 and a subsidiary of MSCI Inc.