On-Demand Webinar: Cyberattacks, Corporate Exposure, and Material ESG Risk


Data privacy and cybersecurity-related issues have become major drivers of business risk in recent years. Cyber risk is “the most immediate and financially material sustainability risk that organizations face today,” according to the World Economic Forum. It is a top concern among institutional investors and is ranked as a top threat to growth by global CEOs.

In this video, Morningstar Sustainalytics’ research experts discuss the materiality of data privacy and cybersecurity. Our speakers share insights from our new incident analysis report, Limiting the Impact of Cyberattacks on Stock Prices, which analyzes the impact of significant cyberattack incidents on stock prices over time. Viewers will gain a better understanding of:

  • Material impacts of cybersecurity incidents on companies across industries
  • The evolving regulatory landscape around cybersecurity
  • Effects cyberattacks may have on issuer stock returns over time
  • ESG Risk Ratings’ Data Privacy and Management score


Liam Zerter, CFA, Quantitative Research Manager, Methodology & Product Architecture

Melissa Hudson, CISSP, CIPP/E, Associate Director, Sector Research

Youri Groenhart, Director, ESG Products (Moderator)