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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
  • 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.

  • 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.

  • People Moves, 1 March: South Pole, PRI, Blue Earth Capital, United Bankers ... and more

    01 March 2024
  • S&P: US REIT green bond issuance plummets in 2023

    21 February 2024

    Green bond issuance by US real estate investment trusts (REITs) plummeted to just 3.6% of the market in 2023, down from around 18% in both 2022 and 2021.