• Sustainable sukuk 'to nearly double market share in five years'

    30 October 2023

    Fitch Ratings said that sustainable sukuk could grow to be 7.5% of the overall sukuk market by 2028, up from 4% at the end of the third quarter.

  • Coal companies struggling to finance transition, says Fitch

    27 June 2023

    Many coal companies in Asia are struggling to raise finance to transition their businesses, while coal is still seen as a strong opportunity, Fitch has said.

  • Sustainable Fitch 'to launch transition assessment'

    27 June 2023

    Sustainable Fitch is to launch a transition assessment for high-emitters this week, Environmental Finance has learned.

  • PPC: Transition commitment prevented 'forced selling' of SLB, says Barclays

    28 April 2023

    The clear transition commitment outlined by Public Power Corporation (PPC) appears to have helped avoid "forced selling" of its sustainability-linked bond (SLB) after a target failure,...

  • Article 8 funds set to increase in 2023, says Fitch Ratings

    13 April 2023

    The number of EU 'Article 8' sustainable funds is expected to "moderately increase" over the next year - despite stricter eligibility requirements, Fitch Ratings has said.

  • Taking sustainable sukuk to the next level

    14 March 2023

    Islamic financiers are hoping to capitalise on growing international ESG demand, Fitch Ratings' Bashar Al-Natoor tells Genevieve Redgrave

  • First US central bank-led climate analysis to assess risks to real estate

    18 January 2023

    The six largest US banks are to study the exposure of their real estate portfolios to physical risks posed by climate change, in the country's first climate scenario analysis exercise led by the Federal Reserve Board.

  • 'Sustainable' issuances could grow to be 15% of sukuk market, says Fitch

    05 August 2022

    Sustainable sukuk are expected to represent 5% of the total sukuk market within five years - and could reach 15% over the "medium term", according to Fitch Ratings.

  • Social issues set to gain prominence in credit ratings - Fitch

    30 May 2022

    Social issues are only 'minimally' relevant to credit ratings but are set to become more important as society demands more on sustainability and fair treatment, according to credit ratings agency Fitch.