What’s Happening in Sustainable Finance: Climate on the International Agenda, New Instruments to Support Emerging Markets, and More

Climate change and adaptation are high on the international agenda. Listen to learn how the outcomes from COP27 and COP15 could influence sustainable finance markets and get a rundown of recent notable market transactions.

Quick Take: Sustainability-Linked Finance and Defining KPIs and SPTs

Have questions about responsible investing, sustainable finance, and ESG? Hear from our experts in our Quick Take video series.

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Quick Take: Sustainability-Linked Finance Methodology and Determining Materiality

Have questions about responsible investing, sustainable finance, and ESG? Hear from our experts in our Quick Take video series.

Quick Take: Second-Party Opinions for Sustainability-Linked Instruments FAQs

Have questions about responsible investing, sustainable finance, and ESG? Hear from our experts in our Quick Take video series.

Communicating Your ESG Story: 5 Key Lessons From Top-Performing Companies

In this blog, we provide insights into the best practices for strategic ESG communications with five lessons from three top performing companies in Sustainalytics’ universe.

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The Growth of Impact Investing in Latin America: Insights From Latibex Forum 2022

In this blog members of our Corporate Solutions teams share their insights on the uptake of ESG and impact considerations among companies and investors in Latin America.

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What’s Happening in Sustainable Finance: Funding Emerging Markets’ Climate Adaption, Regulatory Focus on Scope 3 Emissions, and More

As 2022 winds down, we discuss notable developments in sustainable finance, including global green bond issuance surpassing $2 trillion, growing regulatory focus on scope 3 emissions reporting, and opportunities to support climate adaptation, and just transition in emerging market via sustainable finance activities.

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Infographic | What's Driving Corporate ESG? CSR and Sustainability Professionals Have Their Say

Discover what CSR and sustainability professionals say are the top motivations and influences driving their firms’ corporate ESG programs in our infographic, featuring data from the Morningstar Sustainalytics Corporate ESG Survey Report 2022: CSR and Sustainability in Transition.

Sustainable Finance Insights: Special Episode on Sustainable Finance in the Metals, Mining and Commodities Sector

In this special episode, we focus on sustainable and transition finance opportunities for issuers in the metals and mining sector and discuss considerations for banks, issuers and investors to fund improvements and mitigate environmental, social and regulatory risks.

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Sustainable Finance and the Inflation Reduction Act: 5 Key Takeaways for Issuers and Investors

In this blog we share 5 takeaways from our recent webinar on the U.S. Inflation Reduction Act, what it means for companies, issuers and investors, and how it can support their decarbonization goals.

Webinar Replay: Sustainable Finance and the Inflation Reduction Act

This webinar, hosted by Morningstar Sustainalytics, focused around the discussion of Sustainable Finance and the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA).

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What’s Happening in Sustainable Finance: Sovereigns Focus on Biodiversity, Use of Proceed Instruments Gaining Ground as Sustainability-Linked Instruments Face Scrutiny, and More

Our review of the sustainable finance market looks at GSSS bright spots amid global financial headwinds, sovereign and corporates’ focus on biodiversity, and the uptick in use of proceed instruments as sustainability-linked instruments face scrutiny.

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The EU Action Plan on Financing Sustainable Growth: Twelve Essential Questions Answered for Investors

Learn what the EU Action Plan is, its objectives, and the importance of taking immediate action to comply with its various regulations including the EU Taxonomy Regulation, Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation, and the EU Benchmarks Regulation.

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The State of ESG Survey 2022 for CSR and Sustainability Professionals

With the increasing pressure to enhance ESG performance, Sustainalytics is launching our State of ESG 2022 Survey to help practitioners understand how CSR and sustainability are evolving and how their roles are changing to meet the demands. If you are a CSR or sustainability professional, we want your opinion.

Climate Change, Innovation, and Cybersecurity in the Defense Industry: New Opportunities for ESG Investors

While perhaps not a widely considered link between the defense industry and climate change, several Eurosatory conference sessions addressed how climate change can intensify security risks and threats.

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What’s Happening in Sustainable Finance: Blue Bonds Make Waves, ‘Sleeping’ Sustainability-Linked Loans Raise Eyebrows, and More

In this month’s rundown of sustainable finance market developments, we discuss the outlook for renewables, interesting blue bond transactions and the emerging trend of “sleeping” sustainability-linked loans causing concern among market participants.

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EU Action Planning: ESMA Questions and MiFID Data begs Further SFDR Clarity for Investors

Regulators asking questions about topics central to the EU Action Plan show that more work needs to happen to make this ambitious, first-of-a-kind sustainable finance legislation workable for the market and supervisors and more useful for end investors.

What’s Happening in Sustainable Finance: Market Headwinds, GHG Targets in Sustainability-Linked Instruments, the Focus on Supply Chains, and More

In this month’s overview of all things sustainable finance, we look at the shifting global market, ponder the potential impact of the EU green bond standard, and highlight gender-based KPIs in sustainability-linked finance instruments.

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What’s Happening in Sustainable Finance: The Shifting Regulatory Landscape, Reporting on Impact, Focus on Biodiversity, and More

In this month’s rundown of all things sustainable finance, we look at shifting regulations for investors, issuers and service providers, how issuers can measure the impact of their GSSS bonds, and the growing spotlight on biodiversity in financial markets.

Q&A | ESG-Linked Compensation: Getting Started, Common Metrics, and the Role of Banks

How do companies initiate the process of tying executive compensation to ESG metrics? The second part of our Q&A with Sustainalytics' resident expert.