EDF rating downgraded after Hinkley approval

EDF’s credit rating has been downgraded following the UK Government decision’s to give the final go-ahead for the Hinkley nuclear project. Moody’s has chopped EDF’s rating from ‘A3’ to ‘A2’ saying the “significant scale and complexity” of the £18 billion project will affect the group’s business and financial risk profiles. It highlights EDF and its […]

Proposals for new green bond evaluation tool

S&P Global Ratings has launched plans for a new green bond evaluation tool. It will analyse the environmental impact of projects and initiatives financed by bonds. The ‘Green Bond Evaluation Tool’ will also identify projects that aim to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and manage the impact of natural catastrophes. The output would include at least three […]