Industry Group: Diversified Financials
Country/Region: United States of America
MSCI describes its mission as enabling investors to build better portfolios for a better world. MSCI’s largest and most profitable segment is its index segment, where it provides benchmarking to asset managers and asset owners. In addition, it boasts over $1 trillion in ETF assets linked to MSCI indexes. The MSCI analytics segment provides portfolio management and risk management analytics software to asset managers and asset owners. MSCI’s all other segment was broken out into ESG and climate and private assets segments in 2021. In ESG and climate, MSCI provides ESG data to the investment industry. In the private assets side, MSCI provides real restate reporting, market data, benchmarking, and analytics to investors and real estate managers.
ESG Risk Rating
Industry Group (1st = lowest risk)
Diversified Financials 39 out of 918
Global Universe 619 out of 14842
What are the ESG Risk Ratings?
Notice: The information provided is for informational, non-commercial purposes only, does not constitute investment advice and is subject to conditions available in our Legal Disclaimer. Usage as a credit rating or as a benchmark is not permitted. Unless otherwise explicitly agreed in writing, usage for products and services, index creation, derivative work, portfolio or fund management, or any other usage are not permitted. By way of exception, usage is permitted only to the rated company, limited to a single reference of its own information in annual reporting and sustainability website, mentioning Sustainalytics as a source.
For corporate professionals interested in direct competitor insights
Sustainalytics' Peer Performance Insights gives an in-depth analysis of your company's ESG strengths and weaknesses compared to your competitors and industry performance. These insights can be used to identify areas of ESG improvement to help inform future management decisions that align with your organization's sustainability goals.
Our Approach to Calculating ESG Risk
The ESG Risk Ratings measure a company's exposure to industry-specific material ESG risks and how well a company is managing those risks.
Exposure refers to the extent to which a company is exposed to different material ESG issues. Our exposure score takes into consideration subindustry and company-specific factors such as its business model.
MSCI Inc.'s Exposure is Low
Management refers to how well a company is managing its relevant ESG issues. Our management score assesses the robustness of a company's ESG programs, practices and policies.
MSCI Inc.'s Management of ESG Material Risk is Strong
How do the ESG Risk Ratings work?
Top Material ESG Issues for MSCI Inc.
Understand how exposed companies are to specific material ESG issues and how well companies are managing these issues.
Highest Controversy level that has impacted MSCI Inc.'s ESG Risk Rating in the last three years
Highest Controversy Level