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ESGStep-downs: a step too far?

Recently, seafood company Thai Union became one of the first companies to issue a Sustainably-Linked Bond (SLB) with a coupon step-down element.

ESGESG investor trends from across the Atlantic

Breaking down key ESG trends & themes from meetings with US Investors.

ESGThe SPO selection conundrum – what drives firms’ decisions?

Dr. Arthur Krebbers and Niceasia Mc Perry dissect a statistical analysis of 75 Green, Social and Sustainability transactions, to determine the factors driving a firm’s choice in selecting a Second Party Opinion provider.

ESGIs female board participation at companies driving better environmental sustainability and stock performance?

In this feature, markets strategist Alvaro Vivanco explores through original analysis why female board representation is positively linked to environmental sustainability and stock returns – and what it means for businesses looking to tackle ESG risks.

ESGThe pensions race to net-zero

Climate risk integration will soon be mandatory for pension schemes. Find out more here.

ESGGreen leaders – how to stay ahead of the pack

With an increasing number of corporates focusing on their transition to more sustainable business practices and setting sustainability targets as a consequence, some corporate ESG leaders have found it harder to position themselves as the ‘sustainability pioneers’ they are.

ESGUS companies are set to face more stringent climate disclosure requirements – and corporates & investors need to prepare

US companies are set to face more stringent climate disclosure requirements, underscoring the importance of early preparation.

ESGBiodiversity, TNFD and the relevance to investments and loans

When you think of biodiversity, what do you think of? The variety of species we have? Evolution? It’s a broad term that is increasingly being used within the context of finance. Get our latest analysis here.

ESGMonthly ESG briefing for Corporates

Breaking down trending ESG trades & themes to help Corporates get ahead of the latest issues shaping the market.

GREENMore government intervention to get the market down the green path….

Dr. Arthur Krebbers breaks down the Bank of England’s recent proposal to ‘green’ its Corporate Bond Purchase Scheme and discusses what this would mean for corporates.

ESGWho ate all the PIEs? The inexorable rise of ESG reporting.

In April the EU announced the proposed extension of ESG reporting requirements from covering large Public Interest Entities (PIEs) under NFRD (around 11,000 companies in EU) to covering all large companies under CSRD (around 50,000 companies).

ESG/SustainabilityCorporate ESG Monthly – 2 June 2021

Breaking down trending ESG trades & themes to help Corporates get ahead of the latest issues shaping the market.