MSCI Inc. (NYSE: MSCI), a leading provider of investment decision support tools worldwide, announced today that Style Research, an independent global provider of investment research and portfolio analysis applications, has integrated and made available MSCI ESG Research analysis and ratings on the Style Research Enterprise platform.
For the first time, Style Research clients can now fully leverage MSCI ESG Research scores and ratings in their analysis through Style Research's Enterprise platform. This gives Style Research users the ability to include Environmental, Social and Corporate Governance (ESG) factors throughout their investment processes, including portfolio construction, back-testing, performance and risk attribution analysis. Robert Schwob, Chief Executive of Style Research, said, "We are delighted to be working with MSCI ESG Research to provide our clients with a broad range of ESG factors to analyze their equity portfolios. Following the integration of MSCI ESG Research's analysis and ratings into Style Research's Enterprise platform, global asset managers and asset owners can now better understand the ESG risks and opportunities across portfolios."
Remy Briand, Managing Director and Global Head of Index and ESG Research at MSCI, said: "MSCI ESG Research assists asset managers in meeting the growing institutional need for ESG integration in the investment process. We provide broad and global coverage as well as in-depth research across asset classes."