A proposal for rating unremediated pollution costs of business
A new system could be used to price in externalities, argue Praveen Varma, Mark Gold and Henry Shilling
People Moves: Moody's, South Pole, RobecoSAM, Renovate, GSC
Henry Shilling is to retire from Moody's Investor Service at the end of the month.
Are credit ratings subprime when it comes to integrating ESG risks, asks Hamza Ali
A record breaking $93bn of green bonds issued in 2016
The green bond market returned to explosive growth in 2016, as a spurt of activity in China saw the value of issuance more than double to $93 billion.
50 shades of green bonds - and 50 ways of assessing them
Ratings agencies have weighed into the green bond market in the past year, adding to the raft of existing tools for assessing bonds. Where is this increasingly crowded marketplace heading, asks Peter Cripps
Green bond market doubles to $84bn
Green bond issuance has doubled last year's total to reach a record breaking $84 billion, thanks in part to a giant green bond issued by China's Bank of Communications (BoCom), Environmental Finance can reveal.
Moody's revises up 2016 green bond forecast to $75bn
Moody's has raised its forecast for 2016 green bond issuance to $75 billion, up from $70 billion, on the back of record-breaking volume in the three months to 30 June.
Moody's ups 2016 green bond forecast to $70bn
Moody's has upped its prediction for green bond issuance for 2016 to $70 billion, after a record-breaking first quarter boosted by a spate of massive deals from Chinese.
Moody's names more taxonomies it will use in its Green Bond Assessments
Moody's has named three taxonomies it will use in addition to the Green Bond Principles to help it assess the environmental credentials of green bonds.
Setting the standard
As the market grows, so too does the number of companies and organisations 'defining' what is acceptable as a green bond. Sophie Robinson-Tillett looks at the patchwork of offerings and how they are set to develop