ESG
Ratings

An objective and comprehensive assessment of ESG performance at Entity, Instrument, and Framework level with superior coverage and granularity. Independent data and insight that will set a new standard and will allow a pure ESG cross-comparison view

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Frequently Asked Questions

ESG Ratings provides holistic ESG analytical tools that help the financial community effectively discriminate the ESG quality of financial instruments and entities and make smarter, more informed ESG investing decisions. They will provide consistency, granularity, and transparency that has never existed in the marketplace before:

  • Full Coverage of Labelled Bonds
  • Instrument and Entity Level Reports and Ratings
  • Ability to Cover any Debt Instrument, labelled or conventional
  • Fully Modular Grading System
  • Consistent Disclosure of Alignment Indicators

Learn more, and see firsthand the deep analytical approach, the granular analysis, and the user-friendly interface that is uniquely Fitch. ESG Ratings will be a key offering within Sustainable Fitch, a one-stop-shop for the ESG financial community with tools, data, research and insights under one holistic, modular, user-friendly ESG investing umbrella.

Methodology and Criteria

Transparent ESG ratings methodology backed by over 100 years of analytical best practice

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ESG Rating Types

ESG Entity Rating
(ER1-5)
ESG Intrument Rating
(IR1-5)
ESG Framework Rating
(FR1-5)
For GSS and Sustainability-linked bonds
Evaluates the entity activities from an environmental and social perspective, as well as the quality of governance
Integrate the entity and framework ratings to allow for an absolute comparison of all instruments (labelled or conventional)
Evaluates the use of the proceeds raised from the issuance as well as the strength of the framework
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ESG Ratings in Leveraged Finance

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