ISS ESG launches transition bond second party opinion service
ISS ESG has updated its second party opinion (SPO) methodology to support issuers of transition bonds ahead of guidance being published later in 2020.
BNP Paribas issues green bonds linked to Australian climate index
French bank BNP Paribas has issued a series of equity-linked green bonds totalling
ISS ESG, Solactive create SDG impact indexes
A set of equity indexes designed to include only the companies that contribute the most net positive impact to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) has been devised by Solactive and ISS ESG.
ESG data providers taking impact data seriously - ISS ESG
Specialist sustainability data providers including ISS ESG are aware of the "enormous demand" for products that focus on assessing positive and negative impact of investments, according to the company.
ISS ESG creates impact rating system
ISS ESG has devised a system by which it will rate companies' management of their positive and negative contributions to the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
What makes a good corona-bond?
Amid the pressing need to rush out Covid-19 bonds, how to uphold best practice, asks Michael Hurley
Use our Taxonomy as a framework for economic recovery, urges EU's TEG
Policy makers and the private sector have been urged to use the tools developed as part of the EU's sustainable finance action plan to guide the rebuilding of economy following the coronavirus (Covid-19) crisis.
Solactive and ISS ESG extend climate benchmarks into fixed income
German index provider Solactive has extended its set of climate benchmarks to include fixed income, in collaboration with data provider ISS ESG.
S&P Dow Jones launches Paris-aligned index family
S&P Dow Jones Indices (S&P DJI) has launched a family of climate-focused European indexes which are consistent with the specifications of the EU technical expert group on sustainable finance (TEG) report.