Environmental, Social and Governance
implications for fixed income markets & Credit ratings
ESG & Credit Highlights
Podcast: Digital technologies will create both opportunities and new challenges
In this podcast, we discuss how digital technologies could dramatically alter industry dynamics for many companies, as well as create challenges for governments in managing labor transitions, potential income inequality effects, regulatory regimes and cyber risk.​​
ESG & Credit Highlights
An introduction to Moody’s corporate governance assessment framework
In this podcast, Simone Andrews and Brendan Sheehan of the ESG team discuss Moody’s analytical framework for assessing corporate governance risk for publicly traded non-financial companies.​
ESG & Credit Highlights
ESG Focus: July 2019
This edition highlights thematic research on the impact of ESG considerations on credit markets and the growth of sustainable finance globally, including a featured article on Moody's ESG analytical tools.
ESG & Credit Highlights
Global income inequality associated with some credit drivers, but not a differentiating rating factor
In this podcast, we discuss the credit implications of long-standing and in some cases rising income inequality. While income inequality is not a differentiating factor of ratings across all sovereigns, for some, rising income inequality exacerbates broader credit challenges stemming from wide-ranging social tensions and political risk, weakening growth and weak or weakening institutions.​​​​​​

Infographics

Corporate Governance in Bank Ratings
Japanese Electric
Vehicles
The Environmental Impact of Green Bonds
Environmental Risks Global Heatmap
Floods, Droughts & Wildfire Risk in Europe
Regulated Utilities & Carbon Risk
The Economic Impact of Natural Disasters
Electric Vehicles Growth in California
Falling Renewable Energy Costs

research themes

RESEARCH

Environmental

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INFRASTRUCTURE AND PROJECT FINANCE
Regulated networks and unregulated utilities — Australia: Issuers will manage the transition to lower carbon and decentralized power generation
23
Jul
2019
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CORPORATES
Transportation – North American domiciled shipping, surface transportation and automotive companies face environmental risks
22
Jul
2019
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INFRASTRUCTURE AND PROJECT FINANCE
Regulated electric utilities – US: Proposed California wildfire risk legislation is credit positive but questions remain
10
Jul
2019
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CORPORATES
Maritime Shipping - Global: Complying with IMO 2020's new emissions standards will weigh on credit quality
27
Jun
2019

Social

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CORPORATES
Pharmaceuticals - US: Newest proposals to reduce US drug prices raise industry's social and financial risks
7
Aug
2019
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CROSS-SECTOR
Digital technologies can boost productivity and reshape labor markets, industries and credit
25
Jul
2019

Governance

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SUB-SOVEREIGN
Regional & Local Governments – Mexico: Poor debt disclosure reflects weak governance, adding to liquidity pressures
23
Jul
2019
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SUB-SOVEREIGN
Regional Governments – Russia: Stronger governance and tighter federal oversight will further reduce refinancing risks
1
Jul
2019

Greening the Financial System

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STRUCTURED FINANCE
CLOs – Global: ESG investment restrictions' credit impact remains benign as popularity grows
16
Aug
2019
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CROSS-SECTOR
Green Bonds – Global: Annual issuance to surpass $200 billion in 2019 after record second quarter
8
Aug
2019

UPCOMING EVENTS

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5
Nov 2019
ESG London Summit
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