Sustainable Finance Report: Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) May4

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ESG integration is well underway in equities, but it is in early innings for credit investors. But the trend is clear: credit investors and ratings agencies will increasingly embrace ESG factors in assessing the creditworthiness of fixed income investments. In May 2016, 120 investors representing US$19 trillion of assets signed the ESG Credit Ratings Statement launched by the UN PRI

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Clean Energy Deal of the Month – Converting Toxic Waste Streams Into High-Quality Building Products Jul2

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This month, Craig Shields presents the highlights of a company that has developed a proven, proprietary process by which it takes waste streams (some of them toxic, e.g., coal ash) and turns them into profit centers in the form of polymer composites, extruded into high-quality building products

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