EU examines issues in sustainability market in extensive study
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
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
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.
Moody's plugs more ESG data into flagship ratings and research platform
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.
HSBC launches ESG portfolio reporting service
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'
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.
Vigeo Eiris, Euronext create ESG climate index
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.