S&P Global Ratings’ Jessica Williams discusses the incorporation of environmental and climate risk and opportunities into credit ratings for GLIO journal

With acute weather events making the news more frequently, the impact of climate change is high on the international agenda. As such, lenders and institutional investors are naturally keen to understand how both environmental and climate (E&C) risks and opportunities affect credit ratings.

Jessica Williams, Analyst, Sustainable Finance, S&P Global Ratings explains how E&C risks and opportunities factor into credit ratings, and how companies successfully managing the transition to a low-carbon economy – by mitigating or adapting to the effects of climate change – can benefit from changes in the market.

To read the full article, please click here and scroll to pages 29-31

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