Index compiler MSCI buys Zurich-based climate research firm to evaluate global-warming risks for investors

//Index compiler MSCI buys Zurich-based climate research firm to evaluate global-warming risks for investors

Index compiler MSCI buys Zurich-based climate research firm to evaluate global-warming risks for investors

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.Carbon Delta, a Zurich-based firm founded in 2015, will strengthen MSCI’s modelling technology that analyses climate scenarios and evaluates physical risks, the New York-based index compiler said in a statement on Monday. A new metric, MSCI Climate Value-at-Risk, will be introduced to calculate the impact of…

Article by [author-name] (c) South China Morning Post - Read full story here.

By | 2019-09-09T11:20:55+00:00 September 9th, 2019|Business|Comments Off on Index compiler MSCI buys Zurich-based climate research firm to evaluate global-warming risks for investors