“Blue Bonds Reference Paper” – United Nations Global Compact – April 2020

In April 2020, the United Nations (UN) Global Compact published “Blue Bonds – A Reference Paper for Investments Accelerating Sustainable Ocean Business.”  The paper includes the Sustainable Ocean Principles of the UN Global Compact. The paper “(o)utlines the opportunities for the ESG bond market to secure capital for ocean-related projects and companies that have made, […]

“Greater focus on ESG in emerging markets will spur growth in sustainable debt” – Moody’s – March 17, 2020

On March 17, 2020 Moody’s Investor Services reported: “Emerging market issuers’ sustainability credentials to come under greater investor scrutiny in 2020 and beyond Coronavirus fallout poses risks to sustainable bond issuance across emerging markets in 2020 Increased investor focus on debt issuers’ exposure to environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues and broader sustainability credentials will […]