Feedback Loop
The term “feedback loop” is commonly used to describe events that either speed up or slow down a climate change trend. Here, we hope to close the “loop” on the feedback we’re hearing from market participants, and in turn, do our part in speeding up the process of creating a more sustainable future.
April 22, 2022

Doom and gloom or economic boom? Opportunity in climate-positive investment

Each year on 22 April, Earth Day raises awareness for environmental protection and climate action. As extreme weather events intensify and climate catastrophes increase, it is evident that 2022’s Earth Day comes at a crisis point for the planet it celebrates.

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April 15, 2022

Moody’s Celebrates Earth Day 2022

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March 29, 2022

Climate justice for women is central to effective adaptation efforts

As illustrated in the most recent Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report, Climate Change 2022: Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability, extreme droughts, storms and temperatures continue to have daily impacts around the world.

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February 18, 2022

Climate trends to watch in 2022

While global economies and communities are increasingly exposed to extreme climate-driven events, in the longer term there is an opportunity to avoid the worst impacts of physical risks by transitioning to net zero by 2050. In 2022, we expect greater accountability on net zero commitments, integration of climate risk, development in adaptation finance, and focus on the social dimensions of climate change.

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December 13, 2021

Just transition: essential to delivering net zero

If not implemented carefully, the net zero transition has the potential to exacerbate existing societal challenges and dislocate the most exposed workforces, supply chains, communities and consumers.

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December 9, 2021

Net Zero: New research shows the need for increased transparency and ambition to reach global climate goals

With the rise of net zero commitments and initiatives that seek to promote forward-looking transition risk metrics, portfolio temperature alignment datasets are growing in popularity.

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November 30, 2021

The economic impact of climate change

Emilie Mazzacurati, Global Head of Moody's Climate Solutions, joined the Moody’s Analytics Inside Economics podcast to discuss the interplay between climate change and the global economy. Read on to learn more about the episode.

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November 19, 2021

COP26 in Review: Growing Commitments Require Increased Transparency

Moody’s analysts review the agreements reached at COP26 and look ahead at what’s next, including the impact of the accelerating energy transition, the critical role of adaptation finance, and the pressing need for transparency and accountability in net-zero implementation.

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November 16, 2021

Moving to the “deployment and delivery” phase of net zero

Moody’s delegation at COP26 contributed to several discussions on the challenges faced by companies and investors on accelerating action on, and adoption of, net zero targets. Read on to learn more, and to register for Moody’s ESG Summit on 30 November 2021.

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November 11, 2021

The built environment is key to net zero and socioeconomic resilience

Real estate is on the front-line of climate risk. Existing and emerging datasets and technologies provide building owners, communities and financial stakeholders tools to integrate climate risk into their decision-making.

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November 10, 2021

Adapting to the New Normal with Resilience to Physical Climate Hazards

Unlocking finance for resilience and adaptation is essential to ensure that the most exposed sectors and communities are resilient to the increase in storms, wildfires and heat waves that has already begun and will continue to worsen.

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November 8, 2021

Building resilience in the age of water stress

Global exposure to water stress is growing. Here we share key takeaways from a recent event exploring opportunities for building resilience and managing water stress risk globally

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October 29, 2021

Successful delivery of COP26 objectives would further galvanize global sustainable debt markets

Moody’s ESG Solutions’ quarterly report on sustainable finance trends explores how negotiations at COP26 could boost sustainable debt issuance

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October 25, 2021

Moody’s at COP26

Join us online or live in Glasgow, and visit our booth at the Sustainable Innovation Forum

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October 22, 2021

How sovereign debt issuers can build sustainable economies

Read the key takeaways from our panel at the UN PRI’s digital conference

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October 18, 2021

How CRE professionals can manage the impacts of climate change

Check out key takeaways from CREtech’s annual New York conference.

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October 7, 2021

Global exposure to physical climate hazards calls for urgent adaptation investment

Every region is exposed to some level of physical climate risk, including from wildfires, floods, and water stress.

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October 4, 2021

Impact of biodiversity loss calls for better reporting of nature-related risks and opportunities

Learn more about the economic and financial risks associated with biodiversity loss.

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September 28, 2021

Moody’s 2021 Climate Week NYC Briefing: Getting finance fit for net zero

Check out key takeaways from our sixth annual NYC Climate Week briefing.

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September 21, 2021

Four Key Takeaways from the 2021 Climate Bonds Conference

The Climate Bonds Initiative (CBI) hosted their annual Climate Bonds Conference during the first week of September. The call to action from many speakers at the conference was clear, and in this report we present four key themes we observed throughout the week.

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September 17, 2021

Climate change is the greatest risk multiplier facing the world today, and a profound challenge for business and society alike

Urgent action is needed to transition to a more resilient, sustainable economy and society.

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