Market insight

  • Taking a data-driven approach to nature risk and opportunity

    Investors face a potential flood of nature-related data as efforts build to stem biodiversity loss. Bloomberg's Nadia Humphreys explains how they can begin to make sense of it.

  • White paper: Understanding Climate Impacts with Asset-Based Data

    Despite the rapid expansion of ESG data, financial institutions across the globe still struggle to obtain transparent and comparable climate data. This absence of high-quality data is a major hurdle to understanding climate risks and impacts within financial portfolios...

  • 2023 Global Climate Change Update

    ISS ESG, the sustainable investment arm of ISS STOXX, enables investors to develop and integrate sustainable investing policies and practices, engage on responsible investment issues, and monitor portfolio company practices through screening solutions.

  • Shades of the transition spectrum

    Christa Clapp and Erik Christianto of S&P Global Ratings talk to Environmental Finance about how the firm's second party opinion offering has changed one year on from the acquisition of the Shades of Green business from CICERO

  • Brazil: Investors must seize NBS and climate-smart tech opportunities now

    The seeds of a new climate investment revolution are being planted in Brazil, say Niamh McCarthy and Kyle Saukas of Climate Advisors

  • Financing the 'missing middle' for climate tech

    Scaling the capacity of climate technologies at a speed never seen before will be critical to the transition, says Barclays' Daniel Hanna

  • Understand the Transition Spectrum with the Shades of Green

    S&P Global Ratings provides independent, transparent opinions on a company's financing or framework, grounded in its award-winning Shades of Green approach, which assess the extent of contribution to a sustainable future.

  • A second opinion on the SLL market

    Second party opinions could help address reputational risks around sustainability-linked loans, says Miguel Cunha of Fitch Ratings with Richard Jefferies of Sustainable Fitch, who introduces their ESG Score product for private market borrowers.

  • The loan market matures as companies target net zero

    Growth in sustainable loans has accelerated dramatically in recent years. BNP Paribas' sustainable finance specialists and the Loan Market Association discuss the main trends shaping the market globally.

  • Emerging trends in the Americas sustainable loan market

    Geneviève Piché and David Szmigielski of Wells Fargo Corporate & Investment Banking outline how sustainable loan structures have evolved in the region and look to further innovation ahead