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Constructing Zero Deforestation Portfolios to Combat Climate Change and Biodiversity Loss

The world’s forests are under threat, putting ecosystem services and global economic wealth in danger. But investors can help to fight deforestation. In this article, learn the reasons why investors should pursue zero deforestation portfolios.

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Combatting Investment Greenwashing Through a Double Materiality Approach

Learn how a double materiality investment approach can help mitigate greenwashing risks in sustainable investments.

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The Raw Materials Crunch: Industry Risks Due to Physical Scarcity, Supply Concentration and Intense Demand

As demand for critical raw materials increases, due in part to the low-carbon transition, industries reliant on those materials face growing risks. In this article, discover what’s driving those risks.

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In Whose Best Interest? Why Investors Are Demanding More Transparency on Companies' Lobbying Activities

A growing number of investors are prioritizing lobbying transparency in their portfolio. Discover the reasons why and how they are holding companies accountable in our latest blog.

Policy Responses to Climate Change: The EU’s Fit for 55 Package and Its Implications for Companies and Investors

Governments need to be more decisive to slow global temperature rise. The EU’s Fit for 55 package, with its ambitious targets for energy-intensive sectors, is an example of the required policy response needed to decarbonize global economies.

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Where There’s Smoke: Wildfires and the Impact of Non-GHG Emissions

Non-GHG emissions will increase as the physical impacts of climate change continue to materialize. Our analysis shows that companies could be doing more to eliminate hazardous non-GHG air emissions from their operations.

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What the New ISSB Climate Standard Means for Investors

Examining the goals and key features of the newly published ISSB climate-related disclosures standard and what they mean for investors.

Green Bond Principles: What Issuers Need to Know

The green bond market is a portion of the larger debt market that enables and mobilizes funding for projects that contribute to environmental sustainability. Green bonds facilitate capital raising and investments for new and existing projects which have environmental benefits and can mitigate risks associated with climate change.

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Capturing the Direct and Indirect Risks of Physical Climate Change in Investment Portfolios

Investors face a unique set of challenges in assessing the physical climate risks affecting their portfolio companies. In this blog discover the direct and indirect physical climate risks impacting companies and their supply chains.

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Factoring in Biodiversity: Companies Just Aren't Ready

Using ESG Risk Ratings data we assess companies' readiness to address their impacts on biodiversity loss across their operations.

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A New Tool at the Table: Understanding Low Carbon Transition Risk By Industry and How Companies Are Managing It

Discover how leading companies are managing their low carbon transition risks. Using data from the Low Carbon Transition Ratings, we identify the industries with a large portion of the companies with strong management of transition issues and examine the factors contributing to their strong management scores.

What the Upcoming ISSB Standards Mean for Corporate Reporters and Issuers

Discover what the upcoming Sustainability Disclosure Standards from ISSB could mean for company’s ESG and sustainability strategies, polices and disclosure.

Quick Take: 2023 Sustainable Bond Market Trends and Outlook

In this video, hear from Begum Gursoy, Associate Director of Debt Capital Markets and Sustainable Finance, as she explains how the sustainable finance market performed in 2022 and looks at trends and opportunities unfolding in 2023.

Physical Climate Risk: Preparing Your Portfolio for a Changing Climate

The physical climate risks affecting assets are likely to increase in the coming years, as the impacts of climate change are felt more frequently and with more intensity. In this guide, learn how companies and investors can assess their exposure to physical climate risks.

The Impact of Cyberattacks on Stock Prices

The Impact of Cyberattacks on Stock Prices

Data privacy and cybersecurity-related issues have become major drivers of business risk in recent years. Based on Morningstar Sustainalytics’ Data Privacy and Security (DP&S) incident data, this report reviews recent DP&S incident trends and assesses the impact of significant cyberattack Incidents on stock returns over time.

Financing the Future: Conversations on Sustainable Finance

Financing the Future: An Interview on How Banks are Embarking on Their ESG Journeys

Financing the Future: Conversations in Sustainable Finance is a Q&A series where we sit down with featured ESG experts from Sustainalytics, sharing their insights on how businesses are using finance to meet the challenges of our transition to a sustainable future.

Download our infographic: Six Major Supply Chain Risk Factors and Their Impact on You

Infographic | Six Major Supply Chain Risk Factors for 2022 and Their Impact on You

This infographic shows the impacts of strong or weak supply chain practices and breaks down six crucial factors for identifying strong and weak sustainability traits in any organization.

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Future-Proofing Supply Chains: Supply Chain Sustainability and Key Trends in 2022

Updated for 2022, this ebook explains how to integrate ESG into your company’s supply chain and outlines key supply chain sustainability trends for 2022.

View our infographic, How Today’s Banks are Adopting ESG-Based Strategies to Become More Sustainable

Infographic | How Today’s Banks are Adopting ESG-Based Strategies to Become More Sustainable

Banks need comprehensive and credible environmental, social, and governance (ESG) strategies to participate in and benefit from the accelerating growth of sustainable finance. This infographic sheds light on some of the key sustainability-focused strategies banks are using and what they might look like in practice.

Financing the Future: An Interview on Banks’ Role in the Green Transition

Financing the Future: Conversations in Sustainable Finance is a Q&A series where we sit down with featured ESG experts from Sustainalytics, sharing their insights on how businesses are using finance to meet the challenges of our transition to a sustainable future. Read on to learn...