• Some APAC banks "double counting" climate contributions, warns Fitch

    12 July 2023

    While banks in Asia Pacific's developed markets are making "good progress" on the transition, Fitch Group's CreditSights warned some may be artificially enlarging and double counting their contributions to climate change.

  • Half of European ESG leveraged loans have 'weak' target promises

    12 August 2022

    Half of all European leveraged loans proposed in the second quarter of 2022 had "weak" environmental, social and governance (ESG) provisions in which they commit to set targets at a future date, according to Fitch Ratings-owned Covenant Review.

  • Fitch to use RepRisk data for its forthcoming ESG ratings

    23 September 2021

    US financial company Fitch Group is partnering with Swiss data firm RepRisk on its newly launched ESG ratings arm for fixed income.

  • MSCI's Mervyn Tang moves to Fitch Ratings

    02 April 2019

    MSCI's Mervyn Tang has been appointed as head of environmental, social and governance (ESG) research for Fitch Ratings' global sustainable finance group. He reports to Andrew Steel, global head of sustainable finance.