More

    The Next Frontier in Footprinting: Carbon Accounting for Sovereign Bonds (S&P 500 & DJIA)

    on

    Sovereign bonds remain largely unanalyzed by investors from a carbon risk and reporting perspective. This is despite clear acknowledgement in the Paris Agreement that governments have a critical role in curtailing global warming, and the Financial Stability Board’s warning that climate change could affect all asset classes and the stability of the broader financial system.

    A key obstacle has been defining the appropriate metrics. As sovereign bonds provide capital to national governments, it is a government’s carbon emissions that we are focused on, but opinions vary on the appropriate breadth of ownership and responsibility.

    - Promotion -

    The Next Frontier in Footprinting: Carbon Accounting for Sovereign Bonds | S&P Dow Jones Indices

     

    NordSIP Insights

    Most read this week

    Schneider Electric and the Power of Strategic Vision

    Over the years, the financial community has developed a wide range of approaches to the integration of ESG factors into investment processes. Although some...

    Clean Energy Infrastructure