Environmental, Social and Governance
implications for fixed income markets & Credit ratings
ESG & Credit Highlights
Request for feedback: Proposed framework to assess carbon risks for high-risk corporate sectors
We are proposing a carbon transition risk assessment tool for rated non-financial companies (carbon transition assessments, or CTAs). This request for feedback explains the proposed framework, the scoring system and the data that informs the scoring.
ESG & Credit Highlights
Podcast: Climate goals and declining costs of renewables signal decreasing reliance on coal power in Asia
In this podcast, Singapore-based Managing Director Terry Fanous and Associate Managing Director Ian Lewis discuss coal power in Asia and the challenges surrounding the transition to a low-carbon economy.
ESG & Credit Highlights
ESG Focus: April 2019
This edition highlights thematic research on the impact of ESG considerations on credit markets and the growth of sustainable finance globally. The financial system continues to evolve to meet demand for more sophisticated ESG products. Social issues continue to be a hot topic for government issuers.
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.

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
Power - Asia: Climate goals, declining costs of renewables signal decreasing reliance on coal power
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May
2019
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CORPORATES
Cement - China: Industry leaders benefit as environmental policies reduce supply, lead to higher prices
25
Apr
2019
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INFRASTRUCTURE AND PROJECT FINANCE
Water-Related Projects - United States: PPP water and wastewater infrastructure sector shows signs of activity
22
Apr
2019
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CROSS-SECTOR
Cross-Sector – US Housing and Housing Finance: Climate change risks present challenges for housing-related sectors
16
Apr
2019

Social

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CORPORATES
Retail - Europe: Inequalities will weaken retailers' credit quality and slightly benefit luxury firms
24
Apr
2019
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CROSS-SECTOR
Italy - Ageing population will stretch public budgets as north-south divide continues
18
Apr
2019

Governance

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FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS
Financial Institutions – Europe: Nordic and Baltic financial supervisors ramp up the fight against money laundering, a credit positive
13
May
2019
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SOVEREIGN AND SUPRANATIONAL
Sovereigns – Emerging Markets: Risks from financial misreporting vary, disclosure has major credit implications
21
Mar
2019

Greening the Financial System

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Financial Institutions
Cross-Sector - Renewable Energy: Going green: Renewable energy projects are a growing asset class for European banks
15
May
2019
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CROSS-SECTOR
Green Bonds: Corporate issuers drive strong global green bond volume in Q1 2019
9
May
2019

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