Environmental, Social and Governance
implications for fixed income markets & Credit ratings
ESG & Credit Highlights
Eleven sectors with $2.2 trillion of debt have elevated exposure to environmental risk
Our heat map assesses the environmental risk exposure of 84 sectors globally, with $74.6 trillion in rated debt. We find that 11 sectors with $2.2 trillion in rated debt have elevated credit exposure. For these sectors, environmental risks are either already material to credit quality or could be over the next three to five years.
ESG & Credit Highlights
Request for Comment: General Principles for Assessing Environmental, Social and Governance Risks
Moody's Investors Service is seeking feedback from market participants on its proposed new cross-sector methodology for assessing environmental, social and governance (ESG) risks. The methodology would describe Moody's general principles for assessing ESG risks in its credit analysis globally and apply to all issuers.
ESG & Credit Highlights
Higher carbon prices under the EU Emissions Trading Scheme will support profits of generators
In the first episode of our new podcast series Moody's Talks - Infrastructure Finance, analysts Paul Marty and Graham Taylor discuss a significant shift now taking place in the carbon market in Europe.
ESG & Credit Highlights
Global Environmental, social and governance risks influence sovereign ratings in multiple ways
ESG risks are a key part of Moody's sovereign risk assessments, affecting economic, institutional and fiscal strength and susceptibility to event risks.

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Green Bonds
Key Numbers and
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Japanese Electric
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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
Green Bonds Assessment Overview

research themes

RESEARCH

Environmental

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CORPORATES
China: Tighter environmental policy is credit negative for four commodity sectors
18
Oct
2018
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U.S. PUBLIC FINANCE
Environmental Utilities - US: Colorado River water plan highlights strength of regional management, seriousness of drought
18
Oct
2018
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SUB-SOVEREIGN
Climate change risks facing Australian states mitigated by diversified economies, strong institutions
8
Oct
2018
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CORPORATES
IMO's 2020 lower sulphur cap is likely to trigger short-term margin pressure, but could spur capacity cuts
4
Oct
2018

Social

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U.S. PUBLIC FINANCE
Higher Education - US: California legislation supports affordable student housing, a credit positive
11
Oct
2018
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SOVEREIGN AND SUPRANATIONAL
Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC): Labour market nationalisation aims to curb unemployment but may raise labour costs and hamper diversification
9
Oct
2018

Governance

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CROSS-SECTOR
Request for feedback: Proposed Framework for Corporate Governance Assessments for Publicly Traded Non-Financial Corporates
8
Oct
2018
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SOVEREIGN AND SUPRANATIONAL
Government of Denmark: Danske Bank's money-laundering scandal unlikely to affect the sovereign's credit profile
3
Oct
2018

Greening the Financial System

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STRUCTURED FINANCE
Green Bond Assessment: SpareBank 1 Boligkreditt AS - Mortgage Covered Bonds
20
Sep
2018
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INFRASTRUCTURE AND PROJECT FINANCE
Default and recovery rates for project finance bank loans, 1983-2016: Green projects demonstrate lower default risk
18
Sep
2018

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