• Moody's launches corporate net-zero assessment scores

    10 November 2023

    Moody's Investors Service has published a framework for its net-zero assessments (NZAs) for corporates, which scores their contribution to global climate goals.

  • 'Junk' sustainable bonds have weaker covenants

    17 June 2022

    The covenants attached to 'speculative'-grade sustainable bonds in 2021 were weaker in quality than their non-sustainable bonds equivalents, with the trend demonstrated particularly among sustainability-linked bonds (SLBs).

  • EM sustainable bond issuance bucks global trend in 2022

    10 June 2022

    Emerging market (EM) sustainable bond issuance in the first quarter of 2022 has continued to grow strongly, according to Moody's Investors Service, in stark contrast to the overall sustainable bond market.

  • S&P integrates Trucost data into analysis and research tools

    20 February 2020

    S&P Global Market Intelligence has integrated climate data from Trucost into its portfolio analysis and quantitative research tools.

  • ESG risks increasingly affect insurers' credit profiles

    02 July 2019

    Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) risks increasingly affect insurers' credit profiles, with European insurers more exposed than those in other regions, according to rating agency Moody's.

  • SDGs and repeat issuers will boost green bond market, says Moody's

    12 November 2018

    Growing use of the UN's Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by investors and bond issuers, coupled with a growing number of repeat issuers, will help drive future growth of the green bond market, said Moody's Investors Service.

  • Moody's devises methodology for assessing ESG credit risk

    24 September 2018

    Moody's Investors Service has called for feedback on its proposed cross-sector methodology that describes the company's general principles for assessing environmental, social and governance (ESG) risks in its credit analysis globally.

  • Nigeria's green bond slightly oversubscribed

    05 January 2018

    Nigeria's inaugural green bond issue was just oversubscribed by 101 million naira ($300,000).

  • Nigeria to issue $30m sovereign green bond, Belgium waits in wings

    13 December 2017

    Nigeria plans to issue a 10.69 billion naira ($30 million) green bond next week, and become the first African sovereign issuer.

  • Moody's expects at least $120bn of green bonds by end of 2017

    10 November 2017

    Green bond issuance reached fresh highs in the third quarter and is on track to set a new record of at least $120bn in 2017, according to Moody's Investors Service.