20 May 2022
"There is a lot of ESG data available out there, but if you are looking for a particular metric with full coverage across all of your portfolio, you are going to struggle a bit", said NN Investment Partners' Isobel Edwards.
Participating in a panel discussion at Environmental Finance's ESG In Fixed Income EMEA 2022 conference in London, she added: "There are several data points that investors can use for sovereigns. However, calculating data can be quite complicated.
"It's important to consider all the ESG data points available, such as NDC tracker, carbon intensity, various methodologies to calculate scope 1, 2 and 3 emissions, so it is all about creating your own methodology as an investor."
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The discussion will carry on at our ESG in Fixed Income Americas conference on 28 September in New York, where Environmental Finance will continue to play a critical role in providing breadth and depth to the sustainable bond market.
For more information, please visit the conference website.