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  • Fewer than half of US listed companies have net-zero target, S&P says

    09 May 2024
  • Nature-based solutions can help companies pursue ambitious climate goals

    09 May 2024

    They are an under-utilised tool, despite their ability to simultaneously combat climate change and help reverse ecosystem loss, argues Lauren Smart.

  • S&P Global dataset reveals climate hazard exposure for US munis

    29 April 2024
  • Rise of transition plans could remedy regulatory 'failure' to boost transition finance

    16 April 2024
  • Many companies have no climate adaptation plans, says S&P

    04 April 2024

    Just one-fifth of rated companies have a plan in place to adapt to climate change, and less than half of these plan on implementing their plans in the next decade, according to a report by S&P Global Ratings.

  • ESMA proposes mandating ESG transparency in credit ratings

    03 April 2024

    The European securities regulator has proposed requiring credit ratings agencies to explicitly state where and how ESG factors are incorporated in their methodologies.

  • PenSam's carbon budget index

    01 April 2024

    The Danish pension provider's new climate index will help it reduce its climate risks, Mikael Bek tells Peter Cripps

  • S&P: Climate-related credit rating actions 'to grow'

    21 March 2024

    Climate-related credit rating actions at corporate and infrastructure issuers doubled in number last year and are expected to continue to increase, S&P Global Ratings predicts.

  • US muni sustainable bond market to grow in 2024, predicts S&P

    18 March 2024

    US municipal issuance of sustainable bonds is forecast to grow 5% in 2024 as issuers are incentivised to return to the market and issuance sizes continue to grow, according to S&P Global Ratings.

  • Debt-for-nature swaps not improving issuers' credit ratings

    11 March 2024

    Debt-for-nature swaps have not made any improvement to sovereign credit ratings, according to S&P Global, although it predicted the instrument will continue to gain traction.