10 Years of ESG Performance: Latin America vs. Rest of World (MSCI)

    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.

    Click here to access the full article from MSCI.

    Image by José Andrés Pacheco Cortés from Pixabay

    Filipe Albuquerque
    Filipe Albuquerque
    Filipe is an economist with 8 years of experience in macroeconomic and financial analysis for the Economist Intelligence Unit, the UN World Institute for Development Economic Research, the Stockholm School of Economics and the School of Oriental and African Studies. Filipe holds a MSc in European Political Economy from the LSE and a MSc in Economics from the University of London, where he currently is a PhD candidate.

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