Identify how ESG issues affect a country’s prosperity and economic development
The Country Risk Ratings serve to complement traditional credit ratings by providing a more holistic perspective of county risk. In addition, it can be used to support country assessments and help investors anticipate and manage emerging risks with an analysis of events happening in a country. Finally, because the Country Risk Ratings are designed to be aligned to Sustainalytics’ ESG Risk Ratings, subscribers to both can use a single rating for ESG risk for both corporate and sovereign bonds when analyzing or reporting on their portfolios.
Morningstar Sustainalytics is a leading independent ESG and corporate governance research, ratings and analytics firm that supports investors around the world with the development and implementation of responsible investment strategies. For more than 30 years, the firm has been at the forefront of developing high-quality, innovative solutions to meet the evolving needs of global investors. Today, Sustainalytics works with hundreds of the world’s leading asset managers and pension funds who incorporate ESG and corporate governance information and assessments into their investment processes. Sustainalytics also works with hundreds of companies and their financial intermediaries to help them consider sustainability in policies, practices and capital projects.