2020 ESG Annual Report
Explore our framework aimed at ensuring clients understand our ESG approach and the strides we've made in 2020 to help them achieve their ESG investment goals.
We believe that providing investors with an explicit choice between Traditional and ESG strategies will help them express their policies, views, and beliefs through their investments.
The effect that ESG factors have on credit fundamentals underscores that comprehensive ESG disclosures are no longer a “nice to have.” Rather, they are an investment imperative, as we explain in our blog post titled "A Five-Part Framework for ESG Disclosures in Global Leveraged Finance." While the global investment-grade universe has made notable progress on disclosures, companies in the global leveraged finance universe remain conspicuously behind. Given this delay and the need for standardization, we introduce a five-part framework of tangible steps that leveraged finance companies might reference when attempting to meet investors’ heightened disclosure demands.