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“China-led AIIB sets up US$500 million infrastructure bond portfolio” – Asia Asset Management – January 14, 2019

On January 14, 2019 Asia Asset Management reported that the “Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) is setting up a US$500 million portfolio to purchase bonds issued to finance sustainable infrastructure investments, including debt that conform with environmental, social and governance (ESG) criteria. The China-led multilateral development bank hopes that the move will help develop the […]

“Fitch Ratings Launches ESG Relevance Scores to Show Impact of ESG on Credit” – Fitch Ratings – January 7, 2019

On January 7, 2019 Fitch Ratings “announced the launch of a new integrated scoring system that shows how environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors impact individual credit rating decisions.  The new ESG Relevance Scores, which have been produced by Fitch’s analytical teams, transparently and consistently display both the relevance and materiality of ESG elements to […]