Sustainable bond issuance could exceed $1trn in 2021, says S&P
Sustainable bond issuance could exceed $1 trillion in 2021 alone, according to S&P Global Ratings, potentially almost doubling the total recorded in 2020
S&P's Wilkins to take over from Donovan at Imperial College
Is Covid-19 sharpening the focus on stakeholder capitalism?
A surge in sustainable investing and increasing scrutiny of ESG topics are calling into question the purpose of corporations, writes Michael Wilkins
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.
ESG factors increasingly relevant for fixed income investors
Environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors are clearly relevant and material for fixed income investors, according to panellists at Environmental Finance's Fixed Income & ESG conference in London.
Climate risk increasingly important for ratings, says S&P
Corporate credit ratings are increasingly impacted by environmental and climate (E&C) concerns, S&P Global Ratings claims in its latest report.
EU's green taxonomy could have negative effect, says S&P
The European Commission's proposal to create a taxonomy of greenness risks "stifling innovation" in green finance, according to S&P Global Ratings.
Green bond transparency in need of improvement, says S&P