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MSCI, the global index compiler, said its subsidiary has agreed to buy out a climate analytics firm to help investors better understand the impact of climate change on their investments.
“We believe climate change will become one of the most important investment factors over the long term. Institutional investors should be able to analyse the exposure of their portfolios to climate risk while also being able to report on their climate strategy,” said Remy Briand, head of environment, social responsibility and governance (ESG) at MSCI. “We are pleased to come together with Carbon Delta to provide our clients with state-of-the-art climate risk analysis capabilities that can help shape investment management practices of the future.”

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