Environmental, Social and Governance
implications for fixed income markets & Credit ratings
ESG & Credit Highlights
Video: Decarbonisation sharpens focus on stranded asset risk
In this video, James Leaton, VP-Senior Credit Officer, ESG, outlines Moody’s approach to analysing stranded asset risk in the coal value chain. He considers the different ways stranding can play out for regulated and unregulated utilities, as well as the coal mining sector.
ESG & Credit Highlights
Video: Social Risks Affecting Non-Governmental Private Sector Issuers' Credit Quality
At Moody’s, we seek to incorporate social considerations, where meaningful, into our credit analysis. In this video, we define the term 'social' from a credit perspective, and discuss the associated risks and opportunities that are most relevant to the fundamentals of non-governmental private sector issuers.
ESG & Credit Highlights
Video: Automakers Face Increased Pressure to Electrify their Vehicles
John Thieroff, Vice President at Moody’s Investors Service, discusses key points from our recently published report covering the challenges facing the auto sector due to carbon transition. Carmakers will need to be adaptive as passenger vehicle electrification evolves alongside advancing autonomous vehicle technology.
ESG & Credit Highlights
ESG Focus: January 2019
This edition highlights thematic research on the impact of ESG considerations on credit markets and the growth of sustainable finance globally, including the growth of the green and sustainable finance markets, as well as how social issues and governance weaknesses relate to credit analysis.

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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CORPORATES
Europe: Plastic waste reduction efforts will pressure packaging firms' credit quality in 2019
4
Mar
2019
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INFRASTRUCTURE AND PROJECT FINANCE
Regulated Utilities and Power - US: PG&E bankruptcy highlights environmental, social and governance risks in California
28
Feb
2019
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U.S. PUBLIC FINANCE
Environmental utilities - US: Arizona's approval of regional drought plan a credit positive
6
Feb
2019
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CORPORATES
Corporates - Global: Automakers face multiple challenges from carbon transition
5
Feb
2019

Social

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U.S. PUBLIC FINANCE
Local government - California: Cities make slow progress in addressing retiree healthcare liabilities
18
Mar
2019
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SUB-SOVEREIGN
Spreading violence exposes Mexico’s state and local governments to security-related credit risks
5
Mar
2019

Governance

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SOVEREIGN AND SUPRANATIONAL
Sovereigns – Emerging Markets: Risks from financial misreporting vary, disclosure has major credit implications
21
Mar
2019
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FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS
Banks - Commonwealth of Independent States: Corporate governance is a prevalent credit weakness
18
Mar
2019

Greening the Financial System

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Cross-Sector
Global: Frequently asked investor questions about environmental, social and governance issues
5
Mar
2019
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CROSS-SECTOR
Global green bond issuance to hit $200 billion in 2019
31
Jan
2019

UPCOMING EVENTS

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