“Our fund will help firms move up the ESG scale: Mukund Rajan & Ajit Dayal” – Business Standard – February 6, 2019

On February 6, 2019 Business Standard reported that “three former Tata executives led by Mukund Rajan joined hands with Quantum Advisors’ Ajit Dayal to launch a $1-billion ESG (environment, social and governance) fund. Adopting a private equity kind of approach to public markets, they will look to invest $50 million each in 20-odd companies which seek to become better […]

“S&P Global Ratings launches ESG sections in corporate credit rating reports” – Institutional Asset Manager – February 1, 2019

On February 1, 2019 Institutional Asset Manager reported that “S&P Global Ratings has started to include environmental, social, and governance (ESG) sections within its issuer credit rating reports on corporate entities. Michael Wilkins, Managing Director and head of Sustainable Finance, S&P Global Ratings, says: ‘The fixed-income market’s heightened focus on ESG has only emerged recently. […]