We're looking forward to sharing the fascinating topics we'll be covering for readers in 2022 — starting with our updated ebook, Future-Proofing Supply Chains: Supply Chain Sustainability and Key Trends in 2022. But we want to make sure you don't miss our most popular items for corporations from 2021, which all remain relevant today.
I hardly need to tell you that sustainable finance is a hot topic, as well as social impact reporting as businesses transition to more sustainable practices. Learn about these and other essential topics in our top 5 pieces of content for businesses in 2021 below.
Simplifying Sustainable Finance – Explaining Green Bonds, Green Loans, Sustainability-Linked Loans and Bonds and More
Not surprisingly, this blog post aimed at simplifying sustainable finance was our top performer. Interest in sustainable finance continues to grow as activity across global markets reaches record volumes and opportunities to enter the market expand.
For those new to social impact reporting, knowing where to start can be a challenge. With this topic gaining significant attention in 2021, it’s easy to see why this handy checklist was popular among corporate readers. It breaks down five key steps and action items for putting social impact reporting into practice.
Sustainability-Linked Loans: A Bridge to Connect Corporate Sustainability and Finance
Following on the popularity of the blog post above, this timely ebook outlines for corporate borrowers how the increasingly popular sustainability-linked loan (SLL) can support ESG improvements, including: the key components of an SLL structure, the guiding principles around SLLs, target setting, verification, and reporting, and more.
5 Breakout Innovations in Sustainable Finance for Banks
Of course, banks play a central role in sustainable finance and their close attention in this space put this infographic in the top five. Learn five key ways banks are innovating with sustainable finance, including green deposits, sustainable deposits, green trade loans, green guarantees and letters of credit, sustainable supply chain financing, and offerings for borrowers in industries not traditionally considered green.
What’s Happening in Sustainable Finance: Key EU Developments and the Untapped Market of Climate-Aligned Bonds
In this popular episode, Aditi and Nick highlight sustainable finance market developments from the growing adoption of sustainability-linked debt in the Asia-Pacific region, to the recently published Social Loan Principles, to the continued flurry of sovereign activity in the market.
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Risk and Opportunity in Biodiversity: How Sustainable Finance Can Help
This article outlines how biodiversity loss poses material risks to business and how it connects to many other issues that companies can’t ignore. In addition, it covers how biodiversity conservation presents substantial economic opportunities, and how businesses can address and access these opportunities by issuing linked instruments that integrate biodiversity considerations.
Today’s Sustainable Bond Market: Boosting Confidence in Sustainable Bond Issuances
In this article, we examine the kinds of sustainable bonds offered in the market, some of the key regulations being developed in different markets and the current initiatives to improve the quality and credibility of issuances.
Webinar Recap: How Integrating ESG Can Drive Opportunity for Private Companies
Recently, Morningstar Sustainalytics hosted a webinar – ESG in the Lifecycle of a Private Company: How Stakeholder Demands Drive Sustainability in Private Markets – to address some of the questions private companies might have surrounding ESG and how it could impact their business.