• EU examines issues in sustainability market in extensive study

    08 January 2021

    The Publications Office of the EU has released in-depth research on sustainability-related ratings, data and research, examining the flaws and biases inherent within data collection.

  • ESG Ratings in fixed income: A good start

    19 November 2020

    ESG ratings should only be used as a first step when it comes to assessing issuers, a panel at Environmental Finance's ESG and Fixed Income 2020 conference heard. Ahren Lester reports

  • Moody's to retire green bond assessment in favour of Vigeo Eiris' opinions

    23 October 2020

    Ratings agency Moody's Investors Service has scrapped its Green Bond Assessment (GBA) service, instead focusing on the second party opinion (SPO) provided by its subsidiary VE.

  • News round-up: Verra farming credits, 'social' in spotlight, EU fossil fuel subsidies ... and more

    23 October 2020
  • Moody's plugs more ESG data into flagship ratings and research platform

    01 October 2020

    Moody's has expanded its flagship CreditView platform to incorporate environmental, social and governance (ESG) data from Vigeo Eiris and Four Twenty Seven, in a broader push recognising the growing importance on ESG of assessing issuer risk.

  • Green and sustainability-linked loan round-up, 16 September: FRV and Wilmar International

    16 September 2020
  • HSBC launches ESG portfolio reporting service

    21 July 2020

    Multinational bank HSBC has released a reporting service allowing institutional investors to measure the environmental, social and governance (ESG) credentials of their investments.

  • Biodiversity webinar: 'Mandate nature-related disclosures'

    16 July 2020

    Investors and companies should be required to report information relating to their positive and negative impacts on nature, a webinar on biodiversity hosted by Environmental Finance heard.

  • Green and sustainability-linked loan round-up: Keppel, Cobra, Oatly, NMB

    01 July 2020
  • Vigeo Eiris, Euronext create ESG climate index

    17 June 2020

    Environmental, social and governance research (ESG) provider Vigeo Eiris has partnered with Netherlands-based stock exchange Euronext to create an ESG index family focused on climate, the Euronext Eurozone ESG Large 80 Index, or Euronext ESG80.