MEDIA RELEASE: NEW REPORT SHOWS THAT ESG CAN MITIGATE RISK, PROVIDE VALUE IN DEBT CAPITAL MARKETS

MEDIA RELEASE LONDON, 18 September 2014 – Analysis of Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) issues such as corruption and climate change should be considered as a natural fit for fixed income investors as it can help to manage risk and identify credit strength, according to a new report released by …

A Bonding Experience

Bond risk Our thinking about the role of future environmental politics on capital markets has extended to another asset class – fixed income. Carbon Tracker recently collaborated with global credit-ratings agency Standard & Poors to publish ‘What a carbon-constrained future could mean for oil companies’ creditworthiness’.  This report assesses the …

Sustainable Finance is the Way Out of the Crisis

by Simon Zadek, Senior Fellow at the Global Green Growth Institute, http://www.zadek.net/blog Originally published on OpenDemocracy.net Sustainable Finance is the Way Out of the Crisis: History will wrongly vindicate Standard & Poor’s in downgrading their view of US creditworthiness, because they made the right call for the wrong reason. S&P …

Sustainable Finance is the Way Out of the Crisis

Articles by Simon Zadek, Senior Fellow, Global Green Growth Institute; Senior Fellow, Centre for International Governance Innovation Sustainable Finance is the Way Out of the Crisis: History will wrongly vindicate Standard & Poor’s in downgrading their view of US creditworthiness, because they made the right call for the wrong reason. …