ESG Integration into Credit Ratings & Research
environmental
Classification
ESG – Global
New environmental classification sharpens focus on physical climate risks. Our revised environmental classification reflects evolving ESG standards, disclosure frameworks and market conventions among issuers and investors.
14
DECEMBER
2020
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Heatmap
Environmental Heat Map
Sectors with $3.4 trillion in debt face heightened environmental credit risk
14
DECEMBER
2020
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Assessments
Electric utilities and power generators – Carbon Assessment
Carbon transition risk for US power generation varies widely by issuer
2
DECEMBER
2020
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Electric utilities and power generators – Carbon Framework
Carbon transition assessment framework for electric utilities and power generators
3
november
2020
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Refining and Marketing – Carbon Assessment
Location and complexity limit severity of carbon transition risk for most refiners
21
SEPTEMBER
2020
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Refining and Marketing – Carbon Assessment
Global Carbon transition assessment framework for refining and marketing companies
10
JULY
2020
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Automotive Manufacturing – Carbon Assessment
Substantial variation exists in automakers' carbon transition risk profiles
4
november
2019
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Non-financial Companies– Global
Framework to assess carbon transition risk for corporate sectors
24
september
2019
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Automotive Manufacturing – Carbon Framework
Carbon transition assessment framework for auto manufacturers
24
september
2019
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social
Classification
Cross-Sector – Global
Social issues can be material to private issuers' credit quality but are not typically the primary driver
20
february
2019
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Cross-Sector
Social issues have multiple impacts on government credit quality
28
november
2018
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Heatmap
Social Heat Map
Social considerations pose high credit risk for 14 sectors, $8 trillion debt
31
october
2019
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governance
Classification
ESG – Global
Governance considerations are a key determinant of credit quality for all issuers
19
september
2019
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Assessments
Aerospace and Defense – North America
Governance assessment scores mostly in line with credit-friendly benchmarks
13
january
2020
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Pharmaceuticals – North America
Credit-friendly governance assessment scores show some compensation risks
25
november
2019
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Metals and Mining – North America
Corporate governance assessments show generally credit-friendly characteristics,
14
october
2019
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Utilities and Power Companies – North America
Corporate governance assessments show generally credit-friendly characteristics
19
september
2019
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Non-financial Companies – Global
Corporate governance assessments for publicly traded non-financial companies
25
july
2019
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