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ESG in Conversation: When It Comes to Sustainable Investing, It's A Material World

Posted on June 21, 2024

Morningstar Sustainalytics
Morningstar Sustainalytics



Episode Summary 


  • Melissa Chase, Senior Content Marketing Manager, Morningstar Sustainalytics 


  • Arthur Carabia, ESG Research Policy Director at Morningstar 

In Global Financial Markets, ESG Materiality Matters 

On the heels of the EU parliamentary elections and ahead of pivotal contests in the U.S., the U.K. and elsewhere, ESG in Conversation met with Director of ESG Policy Research, Arthur Carabia to discuss what a change in political agendas and shifting priorities could mean for ESG and sustainability-focused regulations globally.  

We also explore the topic of ESG materiality and what it means to asset owners globally, and we discuss its foundational role in the enhancements to Morningstar Sustainalytics' ESG Risks Ratings and corporate governance assessment framework.  

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Key Moments  




Interview with Arthur Carabia about EU election outcomes and the state of ESG regulatory landscape 


Overview of the Voice of the Asset Owner Survey 2024 


Updates on Sustainalytics’ corporate governance assessment framework 


Introduction to “Fundamentals of ESG Materiality: An Overview for Investors” 


Links to Select Resources

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