S&P launches nature footprinting tool
Climate transition to weigh on credit worthiness, says S&P
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
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
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
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
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%
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
High exposure to climate risks likely for most large companies, says S&P
EU carbon price hits record high
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
A credible net-zero plan should be built by layering investor stimulus with management response, writes Amish Mehta