MSCI Inc. is a global provider and investment research institution in New York for multi-asset portfolio analysis tools including different indexes like MSCI BRIC and MSCI World to evaluate the risks and financial performance for investors. One of the indexes MSCI developed is known as MSCI ESG Ratings. It’s a new methodology that could help investors and stakeholders to find information about companies’ resilience to relevant Environmental, Societal, and Governance (ESG) Risks. MSCI will distinguish companies from AAA to CCC based on their methodologies compared to the other peers in the industry. 37 ESG issues MSCI focused on in evaluation including pollution & waste, climate change, product liability, labor rights, and corporate behavior.