Trucost News / 26 Apr 2017
S&P Global Ratings Green Evaluations: Time to Turn Over a New Leaf?
How green or resilient are your financing initiatives?
Green issuance and investment is on a firm upward trajectory, propelled by the 2015 Paris Climate Agreement, and the impetus it created to finance $1 trillion a year in investments for renewable energy and other initiatives to limit global warming.
At the same time, long-term investors are also recognizing the threat from greenhouse gases and have begun to diversify portfolios away from carbon-based investment. The final push is coming from corporations as they start to contend with the consequences of increasingly extreme and violent weather and flooding. Many are starting to see that managing environmental exposure may be more than risk management; it may be good for business.
Find out how Trucost data and insight is informing S&P Global Ratings Green Evaluations
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