ESG InFocus
June, 2021
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Webinar: Integrating Climate Risks into Credit Risk Portfolios with Climate Credit Analytics

Regulatory consensus, scenario analysis and the need to conduct counterparty and portfolio level analysis are key issues that need to be addressed to fully understand the impact of climate change on the bottom line. 


Latest Research & Insights
Introducing the Global ESG and Sustainability Policy Hub

In the U.S., President Joe Biden has made climate change and environmental justice priorities of his administration. In the EU, ESG regulations like the green taxonomy and the Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation (SFDR) are changing the way companies do business. S&P Global Sustainable1 tracks the trends, costs, and outlooks. 


Financial Institutions Factor Transition Risk into Climate-related StressTesting 

The Network of Central Banks and Supervisors for Greening the Financial System (NGFS) has recommended a range of scenarios to explore climate risks. Institutions now need to assess how transitioning to a low-carbon economy will impact the creditworthiness of their counterparties.

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Blog series | Creating a Baseline Carbon Footprint 

Assess the carbon intensity of portfolios to create a baseline carbon footprint against which to measure improvements over time.   


Top Stories: Environmental
Seeking net zero? Just follow the money

Ammonia a boon for renewables but green hydrogen switch still costly

Carbon offsets prove risky business for net-zero targets
Top Stories: Social
Exxon board ouster marks turning point: why shipping emissions can't be ignored

Big companies look beyond net-zero goals; politics put US EV future in flux 

'New day at EPA' as agency cracks down on threats to marginalized communities
Top Stories: Governance
Europe's major banks link exec pay to diversity targets as trend gains momentum

Banks are more ESG aware but struggle with data 

Problematic corporate purchases of clean energy credits threaten net-zero goals
Essential ESG Intelligence
Climate Credit Analytics
The link between climate change and credit risk.
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SFDR Data Solutions
Align yourself with SFDR.
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