• Moody's: 2023 sustainable bond issuance 'still on track' for $950bn

    01 November 2023

    Moody's Investors Service said annual sustainable bond issuance in 2023 was still "on track" to surpass 2022 levels, with the financial services firm reiterating its $950 billion forecast ahead of the UN COP28 climate summit next month.

  • Moody's: 2023 sustainable bond issuance could 'eclipse' $950bn forecast

    28 July 2023

    Moody's Investors Service believes that sustainable bond issuance could "eclipse" its initial $950 billion forecast for 2023, after a strong start to the year.

  • US, emerging markets to spur sustainable bond growth

    17 July 2023

    With regulatory and policy shifts in motion, US sustainable bonds are expected to rebound after underwhelming issuance in recent years, market experts predict.

  • Towards $5trn: the trends set to drive the sustainable bond market

    17 July 2023

    Cumulative sustainable bond issuance crossed the $4 trillion milestone last month, but what should we expect as the market shift towards its next trillion, asks Ahren Lester

  • Moody's: Sustainable bonds to secure 'record' 15% market share in 2023

    31 January 2023

    Moody's Investors Service said a fresh trillion-dollar record for sustainable bond issuance in 2023 is "unlikely," but sustainable bonds are forecast to surpass their record-breaking market share set in 2022

  • Moody's: ESG-driven credit risk will accelerate in 2023

    09 January 2023

    Moody's Investors Service said credit risk related to environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors is set to grow in 2023, including because of rising scrutiny of company decarbonisation plans.

  • COP15 agreement 'significant,' but credit impact depends on implementation

    21 December 2022

    Moody's Investors Service said the UN COP15 biodiversity summit agreement is a "significant milestone" considering the extent of natural capital risk in debt markets,...

  • Natural capital regulation may heighten credit risk, says Moody's

    23 September 2022

    Growing momentum behind action to preserve nature will likely drive the development of regulatory frameworks that could expose companies and investors to heightened credit and reputational risk...

  • Moody's: 'Very large overlap' between double materiality and financial materiality

    19 November 2021

    Moody's Investors Service expects that there could be a "very large overlap" between double materiality and the financial materiality...