Daily Archives: July 18, 2014

Corporate Bonds: Spotlight on ESG Risks

Interest is rising among credit investors in exploring environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors and the impacts they might have on corporate creditworthiness.
Institutional investors are applying strategies from other asset classes, looking at investments through an increasingly long-term lens, and, most importantly, responding to client demand for enhanced ESG analysis. They are starting to consider ESG factors as leading indicators of credit quality and returns. This report — developed with the PRI’s
Corporate Fixed Income Working Group — explores the case for corporate fixed income investors to consider ESG factors in their investment decisions.

Read the full publication here