The focus on environmental, social, and governance (ESG) issues is intensifying across financial markets – the loan market included. Whether investors are focused on the ESG impacts of their investments or wish to ensure that ESG risks are properly understood in the credit analysis of a company, end investors are seeking increased disclosure about the impacts of ESG. As market participants adapt to these evolving demands, it requires an understanding of how ESG risk affects credit ratings. Members joined us for the first webcast in our dedicated series looking at ESG and credit ratings. This webcast explored:

  • How ESG factors are identified
  • How S&P Ratings captures ESG risk in its credit ratings, and is providing more transparency on this connection
  • An introduction to S&P Ratings’ ESG Evaluation, which takes a holistic view of the material financial impacts of ESG on companies


Tuesday, November 19, 2019
4PM to 5PM (ET)|Webcast Only
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  • Michael Ferguson, Director, Sustainable Finance, S&P Global Ratings
  • Tess Virmani, Associate General Counsel & SVP, Public Policy LSTA, Intro

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