MSCI Inc. announced the launch of the MSCI Sustainability Institute. The Institute aims to drive progress on the role of capital markets in creating sustainable value and tackling global challenges such as climate change.
Linda-Eling Lee has been named Founding Director and Head of MSCI Sustainability Institute. Linda most recently led global ESG and climate research at MSCI, where she built an team of analysts dedicated to understanding long-term drivers of sustainable value and investment risk. She is widely recognized as an industry pioneer and established thought leader in the fields of ESG and sustainability and has been named one of the 100 Most Influential Women in U.S. Finance. Hiromichi Mizuno, who recently joined MSCI as a Special Advisor to the CEO, will advise MSCI Sustainability Institute in that capacity. He will help build the Institute?s advisory group, including leading investors, academics and other thought leaders.