Emily Chew is a Vice President with MSCI ESG Research, leading a team of specialist analysts across the Asia-Pac region that research and rate company performance on environmental, social, and governance (ESG) metrics, and overseeing research for the large- and mid-cap Asian and Australasian companies on the MSCI All Country World Index. After joining MSCI in 2011 in Beijing, Ms. Chew co-led the expansion of ratings research coverage to key East Asian markets, helping to develop the group’s research methodology and representing a key milestone for the extension of ESG investing to emerging markets. Through published thought leadership, Ms. Chew identifies ESG investment trends and themes relevant to MSCI’s asset owner and asset manager clients. Ms. Chew has a background as a funds management and capital markets lawyer with Baker & McKenzie (2006-09, Australia), and is a member of the UN PRI’s Listed Equities Outreach Sub-Committee. She holds an MBA (distinction) from Oxford University, and Law and Arts degrees with honours from the University of Melbourne (Australia). She has previously lived and worked in Australia, China, the United States, Indonesia and East Timor.
China’s New Era of ESG
China’s economy is slowing with challenges arising from ESG factors. MSCI’s Chew & Wang on pollution fines, anti-corruption crackdowns & more from their report. Investors need to be prepared … more