Important information: MSCI has stopped updating its data on the WRDS platform in 2020. On WRDS, you will only find legacy data. For access to latest MSCI data, please consult MSCI ESG Manager.

MSCI database (formerly KLD and GMI) provides a set of indicators assessing positive and negative ESG performance of companies.

  • MSCI KLD 400 Social Index + MSCI USA Index (1991-2015), ca. 650 companies
  • Largest 1,000 US companies by market capitalization (2008-2013), ca. 1,000 companies
  • MSCI KLD 400 Social Index + 1,000 largest US companies (2001-2013), ca. 1,100 companies
  • MSCI USA IMI Index (2003-2015), ca. 2,400 companies
  • Non-US Universe including Canada, AsiaPacific and EM (2013-2015), ca. 2600 companies

MSCI is delivered through the Wharton Research Data Services (WRDS) platform. Please read carefully the accompanying information on how to use and access WRDS.