Fixed Income

“Why politics matters to ESG regarding emerging markets debt” – Pensions & Investments – June 30, 2016

On June 30, 2016 Nicolas Jaquier, an economist of emerging markets debt at Standard Life Investments, contributed to Pensions & Investments an analysis of the role of politics in emerging markets debt. According to Mr. Jaquier, “€specially in emerging markets, politics plays a predominant role in shaping industrial policies and social outcomes and in determining the […]

“Credit ratings agencies embrace more systematic consideration of ESG” – UN PRI – May 26, 2016

In a press release published on May 26, 2016 the United Nations Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) announced:  “Leading credit ratings agencies are joining an initiative to look at environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors in a more systematic way, the PRI announced today. To kick-start that initiative, 100 investors managing US$16 trillion of assets, […]