Fixed Income

“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 […]

“Are ESG factors structural determinants of economies?” – Beyond Ratings – September 14, 2018

On September 14, 2018 Beyond Ratings published a research note on the role of ESG factors in sovereign risk analysis. The executive summary explains:  “The rationale to include ESG factors in sovereign risk analysis is based on increasing global recognition of their role to play in sustainable development. Some progress was made in the first […]