Fixed Income

“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. […]

“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 […]