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Sustainalytics Voted Most Impressive Second-Party Opinion Provider as part of the Global Capital Bonds Awards 2021 

Firm recognized by financial market participants for its significant contributions to
advancing the green, social, and sustainable bond field

June 17, 2021, London - Sustainalytics, a Morningstar company and a leading global provider of ESG research, ratings, and data, has been named Most Impressive Second-Party Opinion Provider by issuers, investment banks, investors, and other financial market participants who voted in the GlobalCapital Bond Awards 2021. As the leading provider of second-party opinions in the market, Sustainalytics has delivered more than 700 Second-Party Opinions to-date globally.

Ensuring green, social, and sustainable bonds are aligned to internationally accepted principles and standards has become a critical part of the issuance process. Sustainalytics helps corporations bring credible bonds to the market by assessing the alignment of green bonds with leading principles and standards. The firm also offers Climate Bonds Standard Verification, EU Taxonomy Assessment, and Sustainability-Linked Loan Opinions.

“Sustainalytics is proud to be recognized by GlobalCapital’s voters in the international bond space,” said Sustainalytics’ Executive Director of Corporate Solutions, Ian Howard. “We have seen tremendous demand for our Second-Party Opinions and ESG services over the last year, and our team remains focused on helping companies and financial institutions diversify and expand their sustainable finance strategies.”

Based in the UK, GlobalCapital is a prominent information source for people and institutions in the financial industry. To learn more about Sustainalytics' Sustainable Bond Second-Party Opinion Services, please visit here.



About Sustainalytics

Sustainalytics, a Morningstar Company, is a leading ESG research, ratings and data firm that supports investors around the world with the development and implementation of responsible investment strategies. For more than 25 years, the firm has been at the forefront of developing high-quality, innovative solutions to meet the evolving needs of global investors. Today, Sustainalytics works with hundreds of the world’s leading asset managers and pension funds who incorporate ESG and corporate governance information and assessments into their investment processes. Sustainalytics also works with hundreds of companies and their financial intermediaries to help them consider sustainability in policies, practices, and capital projects. With 16 offices globally, Sustainalytics has more than 1000 staff members, including more than 350 analysts with varied multidisciplinary expertise across more than 40 industry groups. For more information, visit


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