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ESG in Conversation: The AI Revolution Comes to ESG

Posted on March 18, 2024

Morningstar Sustainalytics
Morningstar Sustainalytics


Episode Summary


  • Melissa Chase, Senior Content Marketing Manager, Morningstar Sustainalytics 


  • Kilian Theil, Associate Director, Intelligent Process Automation, Morningstar Sustainalytics  
  • Andrei Hera, Senior Manager, Data Science, Morningstar Sustainalytics  

AI Technology is Reshaping the World of ESG Assessments  

In recent years the marvels of artificial intelligence have been touted across various sectors. As applications of AI technology proliferate, in this episode of ESG in Conversation we chat about how it’s being used in the ESG research space. Members of Morningstar Sustainalytics data research and development teams discuss how the company has been leveraging AI technologies for the past decade and what’s on the horizon in terms of gathering and analyzing corporate ESG risk data.   

You’ll also learn more about ESG risks in global supply chains as we share insights from our recently published ESG Spotlight series. The reports explore the impact of supply chain incidents, with a focus on human rights and biodiversity loss. They also offer investors frameworks for assessing supply chain-related risks among portfolio companies and potential strategies to improve portfolio performance and mitigate losses. 


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Key Moments




Interview with Kilian Theil and Andrei Hera on how AI is changing the world of ESG research and assessments


Overview of the ESG Spotlight series on ESG risks in supply chains  


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