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Morningstar Sustainalytics Voted GlobalCapital’s Best Second Party Opinion Provider 2022 in Three ESG Bond Categories

Firm voted Best Second Party Opinion Provider for Corporate, Emerging Market, and
Sovereign, Supranational and Agency ESG Bonds

June 30, 2022, London - Morningstar Sustainalytics, a globally-recognized provider of ESG research, ratings and data, has been named the Best Second Party Opinion Provider for Corporate, Emerging Market and Sovereign, Supranational and Agency ESG Bonds by investors, issuers, and other financial market participants who voted in the GlobalCapital Bonds Awards 2022.

As a leading provider of second-party opinions in the market, Sustainalytics has delivered more than 1000 Second-Party Opinions to-date globally. A second-party opinion from Sustainalytics provides investors with assurance that an issuer’s sustainable finance framework is aligned with credible market principles and that the proceeds of the bond or loan and/or issuer’s sustainability performance targets meet investor expectations.

“Morningstar Sustainalytics is honored to be recognized by GlobalCapital’s voters in debt capital markets,” said Sustainalytics’ Senior Vice President, Corporate Solutions, Heather Lang. “As the sustainable finance market grows and innovates, Sustainalytics continues to work with an array of issuers allocating capital to green and social assets and outcomes.”

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 Morningstar Sustainalytics

Morningstar Sustainalytics 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 30 years, the firm has been at the forefront of developing high-quality, innovative solutions to meet the evolving needs of global investors. Today, Morningstar 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. The firm also works with hundreds of companies and their financial intermediaries to help them consider sustainability in policies, practices, and capital projects. With 17 offices globally, Morningstar Sustainalytics has more than 1,500 staff members, including more than 500 analysts with varied multidisciplinary expertise across more than 40 industry groups. For more information, visit

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