ESG factors cited in most rating actions of EM public debt: Moody's

On the 11.27.20 at 7:48AM


Tuba Raqshan

Rating agency Moody’s cited ESG considerations in almost 65% of public-sector emerging markets announcements in 2019 and 68% in the first quarter of 2020, far more than in the public-sector decisions in developed markets.

Public-sector debt issuers include national, regional and local governments, and business-like public entities such as airports, ports, public utilities, universities, toll roads and mass transit operators.

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