Identify a company's involvement in major ESG controversies and assess company performance with respect to international norms and principles.
MSCI ESG Controversies is designed to provide timely and consistent assessments of ESG controversies involving publicly traded companies and fixed income issuers. The evaluation framework used in ESG Controversies is designed to be consistent with international norms represented in numerous widely accepted global conventions, including the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the ILO Declaration on Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work, and the UN Global Compact. MSCI ESG Research analysts investigate and assess controversies involving the impact of company operations, governance practices, and/or products and services that allegedly violate national or international laws, regulations, and/or other commonly accepted global norms.
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