Our Research team produces in-depth thematic and sector reports, connecting environmental, social and governance issues with industry and equity market analysis to identify investment opportunities and risks at the sector level. Our equity strategy work informs our asset allocation decisions, and we use our thematic work to engage asset managers in an ongoing dialogue on critical investment issues.
November 1, 2018
Opportunity Zones: Positive intentions, many questions
Sustainable Cities and Communities

Opportunity Zones: Positive intentions, many questions

On October 19th, the U. S. Treasury Department issued proposed regulations regarding Opportunity Zones and Qualified Opportunity Funds (QOFs). Investors have questioned whether Opportunity Zones and QOFs that invest in these zones would…

December 19, 2016
Real Estate and Its ESG Footprint: A Sector Strategy Perspective

Real Estate and Its ESG Footprint: A Sector Strategy Perspective

Executive Summary A New GIC. On September 1, 2016, MSCI added Real Estate as a new sector, increasing the number of GICS sectors to 11. Real Estate through an ESG…

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