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IMpower Incorporating FundForum
27-28 June 2023
The Grimaldi ForumMonte Carlo, Monaco

Tom Kuh
Head of ESG Strategy at Morningstar Indexes


Thomas Kuh joined as Head of ESG Strategy at Morningstar Indexes in January 2022. An experienced leader with 30 years in sustainable investing, he is a pioneer in ESG indexing.

Thomas was the first Global Head of ESG Indexes at MSCI from 2010-2017, where he spearheaded the launch of low carbon indexes and initiated the collaboration with Bloomberg Barclays to develop the first suite of ESG fixed income indexes. More recently, Thomas was Head of Index at Truvalue Labs, integrating real-time ESG signals from unstructured data into index design. Earlier in his career, Thomas was Managing Director of Indexes at KLD Research & Analytics, creator of the first ESG index, where he collaborated with BGI on the launch of the first ESG ETFs. He was also Head of Indexes at RiskMetrics Group prior to its acquisition by MSCI and is the founder and president of Benchmark ESG Consulting LLC.

Thomas is on the Advisory Board of the Journal of Impact and ESG Investing. He was a director of Sustainable Investment Research International Company (predecessor of Morningstar Sustainalytics) from 2004-2009. He served on the board of directors of the US SIF from 2000-2006.

Agenda Sessions

  • ESG & Transition data - Learning from best investor and provider practice around the world: ESG data evolution underpinning your entire business– Where are we now?