MSCI Inc. (NYSE:MSCI), a provider of investment decision support tools worldwide, announced today that FactSet Research Systems, (NYSE: FDS | NASDAQ: FDS), a world-recognized provider of financial data and analytical software for investment professionals, has integrated and made available MSCI ESG Research data and ratings on the FactSet platform.

For the first time, FactSet clients can now fully leverage MSCI ESG Research data in their analysis through FactSet Portfolio Analysis, Universal Screening, Data Downloading, and MS Office integration. This gives users the ability to include ESG factors throughout their investment process including portfolio construction and optimization, back-testing, and performance and risk attribution.

About:  MSCI ESG Research is a leading source of environmental, social and governance (ESG) ratings, screening and compliance tools to advisers, managers and asset owners worldwide. Its products and services are used by investors to integrate ESG factors into their investment processes. MSCI ESG Research is the successor of sustainability pioneers KLD, Innovest and IRRC, which were acquired by MSCI ESG Research through acquisitions. ESG ratings, data and analysis from MSCI ESG Research are also used in the construction of MSCI ESG Indices.

About FactSet:  FactSet consolidates all the tools you need to monitor global markets, public and private companies, and equity and fixed income portfolios in a single, intuitive interface.