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The impact of ESG on credit portfolios: the energy sector

The impact of ESG on credit portfolios: the energy sector

09-05-2014 | Research

Policy makers around the world are issuing regulations to reduce air pollution and climate change. Not only does this change the global energy market, it also impacts the credit quality of many sectors and individual companies by introducing systemic regulatory risks. 

  • Taeke  Wiersma
    Taeke
    Wiersma
    Co-head Credit Research

In this article Robeco’s credit analysts and portfolio managers discuss the impact of these measures on the different industries and the implications for Robeco’s credit portfolios. They use real portfolio examples to illustrate how sustainability is integrated into Robeco’s credit process.