Moody's launches SDG data product
Moody's ESG Solutions has launched a data product it says can help investors "align strategies with" the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
Climate risk vulnerability significantly hikes emerging economy borrowing costs
Emerging economies that are highly vulnerable to climate risk have been hit with "significant rises" to their cost of borrowing, according to a report, more than doubling the sovereign bond yield premium compared with lower risk peers.
Moody's plugs more ESG data into flagship ratings and research platform
Moody's has expanded its flagship CreditView platform to incorporate environmental, social and governance (ESG) data from Vigeo Eiris and Four Twenty Seven, in a broader push recognising the growing importance on ESG of assessing issuer risk.
Climate change to prolong wildfire seasons by months - Four Twenty Seven
Four Twenty Seven has created a dataset projecting changes to the likelihood of wildfires in a world affected by climate change.
S&P integrates Trucost data into analysis and research tools
S&P Global Market Intelligence has integrated climate data from Trucost into its portfolio analysis and quantitative research tools.
"Pitfalls" in ESG ratings requires investor caution
Investors should be cautious when using the growing number of environmental, social and governance (ESG) ratings and data providers amid several inherent pitfalls, although valuable insights can still be drawn from them.
Moody's identifies rising sea levels as threat to sovereign credit
Sea level rises are posing a long-term credit threat to a number of sovereigns, with Asia, Middle East and North Africa (MENA) and small island nations the most exposed.
S&P Global completes RobecoSAM ratings unit acquisition
S&P Global has completed its acquisition of the environmental, social and governance ratings unit from RobecoSAM for an undisclosed sum.