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NEW 5 Minute Read – Controversy Risk Assessment: 2020 Snapshot

2020 was a year defined by social risks. The global pandemic, protests against inequality, workforce digitalisation and the social impacts of the energy transition are shifting the risk landscape for investors at an unprecedented rate.

To help investors in navigating this context, the Moody’s ESG Solutions Group, through its affiliate V.E, provides daily ESG controversy monitoring and alerts on ~8,000 global companies.

Our latest report shows social controversies accounting for 50% of all ESG controversies recorded in 2020. The report also demonstrates the continued exposure of the banks sector to governance controversies as well as the high exposure that the tech sectors face with regards to ESG controversies.

Read our report below to learn more about V.E’s ESG Controversy Risk Assessments and the key trends identified in 2020.

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