• Climate transition to weigh on credit worthiness, says S&P

    18 April 2023

    Preparing for the climate transition will weigh on credit ratings, S&P has said, but limited sustainability policy means action by the credit ratings agency has been muted so far.

  • SLBs at 'inflection point' in 2023 as sustainable bond market rebounds

    19 January 2023

    After struggling in late 2022, S&P's Dennis Sugrue tells Ahren Lester the sustainability-linked bond market needs to face up to its significant challenges to return as a driver rather than drag on sustainable bond growth in 2023

  • S&P: $1trn sustainable bond market could return in 2023

    17 January 2023

    S&P Global Ratings has forecast that the sustainable bond market could return to being a trillion dollar market in 2023, with growth expected to comfortably exceed that of the broader bond market.

  • S&P launches nature metrics methodology

    17 January 2023

    A methodology for assessing corporate impacts and dependencies on nature has been launched by S&P Global and UN Environment Programme (UNEP).

  • S&P acquires Shades of Green from CICERO

    06 December 2022

    S&P Global has bought second-party opinion (SPO) provider Shades of Green from climate research firm CICERO for an undisclosed sum

  • S&P slashes 2022 sustainable bond forecast by 40%

    20 September 2022

    S&P Global Ratings now forecasts $865 billion will be raised through sustainable bonds in 2022, which represents a 40% cut in its previous annual expectation and a 16% reduction on 2021 issuance volumes

  • EU carbon price hits record high

    22 August 2022

    Carbon allowance prices under the EU Emissions Trading System (ETS) increased by over 10% to a new record high last week, peaking at more than €99 ($99.70).

  • Pooling efforts for net zero

    19 August 2022

    A credible net-zero plan should be built by layering investor stimulus with management response, writes Amish Mehta