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Credit-focused harmonised ESG reporting tool launched
A harmonised environmental, social and governance (ESG) reporting tool for the private credit market has been launched which is intended to give private creditors a "bigger voice" during the investment process by improving data availability.
'Vital' ESG credit harmonisation project launched
Two credit industry associations are joining with the UN Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) to develop a "vital" environmental, social and governance (ESG) reporting template for the credit market, expected to be published in the spring.
PRI calls for human rights-linked sovereign bonds
The UN Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) has urged its signatories to encourage countries to issue sustainability-linked bonds tied to human rights factors as part of a drive to incorporate human rights into investment decisions.
ELFA and PRI launch guidance on ESG disclosure
The European Leveraged Finance Association (ELFA) and the Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) have released joint guidance on ESG disclosures for sub-investment grade corporate borrowers.
PRI in call for investors to engage more with sovereigns
Sovereign bond holders should be more active in engaging with nations on environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues to affect change, according to a report published by the Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI).
The ESG data files - part four: fixed income data
While the availability of sustainability-related data for fixed income investments is catching up with that for equities, much progress remains to be made, Michael Hurley is told
Moody's snaps up climate risk data firm
Credit rating agency Moody's has snapped up a majority stake in climate risk data firm Four Twenty Seven, as the wave of consolidation in the environmental, social and governance (ESG) sector gathers pace.
S&P launches ESG evaluation tool
S&P Global Ratings has launched its long-awaited environmental, social and governance (ESG) evaluation tool, in a move that will throw it into direct competition with existing sustainability rating providers such as MSCI.
S&P adds ESG sections in credit rating reports
S&P Global Ratings has started to include a dedicated environmental, social and governance (ESG) section in credit rating reports for companies.