MSCI launches tool to measure emissions across investment portfolios

Total Portfolio Footprinting

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This tool follows the launch of MSCI’s Climate Lab, the Net-Zero Tracker and Implied Temperature Rise.
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This tool follows the launch of MSCI’s Climate Lab, the Net-Zero Tracker and Implied Temperature Rise.

MSCI has launched Total Portfolio Footprinting, a tool developed to help asset managers measure carbon emissions across their investment portfolios.

The tool is designed to understand the climate impact of investment activities, improve the granularity of climate reporting for all asset classes and subsets, as well as benchmark climate progress against targets or industry peers.  Measuring financed emissions can support investment managers in identifying the parts of their total portfolio that contribute the most. It also allows them to set targets to reduce their emissions and monitor them over time against a baseline, MSCI said.  Climate and pandemic risks among MSCI's top ESG trends to watch in 2022 "The introduction of clim...

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