by Mario López-Alcalá and Juan Sampieri
Improvements in ESG risk-mitigation practices have been mixed among issuers in Latin America and other emerging markets over the past decade.
While companies in developed markets have exhibited a steady trend toward higher ratings, in emerging markets the trend has been slower, or has even reversed at times, with a much higher proportion of lagging ratings.
Latin America and its constituent markets have shown mixed success as well. Our chart lets you see which of these markets have improved, which have deteriorated and which appear to have reached an important fork in the road.
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