Leveraging Alternative Data and AI in ESG Research

Thu, October 31, 2019

8:30AM-10:30AM ET

Toronto, ON

According to an IBM report from 2016, 90% of the world’s data was created in the past 2 years and it is estimated that, by 2020, 1.7MB of data will be created every second for every person on earth. In such a fast-paced investment environment, how can this data be mined and leveraged in ESG Research? Hear from MSCI’s Head of ESG R&D about the new data science approaches and alternative data sources being incorporated into ESG models. Toronto-based MSCI ESG Research analysts Christina Milhomem and Dana Sasarean will provide examples of unique investment insights gleaned from analyzing alternative racial diversity, corporate governance, and climate change data sets.

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