Fossil lending

Investigations, analyses and rankings on debt lending that facilitates fossil fuel expansion, undermines climate goals and contradicts institutional ESG policies, helping counterparties to engage on climate issues and advocate for change.

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Short Total. Long Equinor (and/or iTraxx ESG)

02/03/2021

A credit short on Total, versus a long on Equinor could be attractive.

EQT and Adani Enterprises: Some ESG questions

24/02/2021

Private equity house EQT enters into JV with Adani Enterprises to build data centres.

Factories emitting pollution.

Brookfield: Coal and ESG mix like oil and water

11/02/2021

Brookfield looks set to launch a multi-billion dollar climate fund.

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Coal, coup, CDP and credit: Adani Ports update

09/02/2021

In this report, we review the factors to be taken into account for Adani Ports bond investors.

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Green reputation hijacking: how multilateral green credit lines are used for Carmichael purposes

05/02/2021

In this report, we discuss how multilateral green credit lines are used.

Factories emitting pollution.

Biden and the oil sand vanguard: Inaugural credit action

23/01/2021

In this report, we analyse President Biden's early decision to cut the Keystone XL pipeline project.

Factories emitting pollution.

Having State Bank Carmichael coal exposure?

10/12/2020

Here, we discuss the case for SBI refinancing its significant USD near-term maturities.

Factories emitting pollution.

Private equity investment engagement and carbon foot-printing: A real-time case study

10/12/2020

Here we discuss private equity investment engagement and carbon foot-printing.

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The Reformed SSA Trader: New Year's Exclusions

10/12/2020

In this report, we initiate our Supras, Sovereign and Agencies (SSAs) exclusion list.

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So long. Farewell. xAuf Wiedersehnx. Adieu.

02/12/2020

We discuss how the German coal decommissioning auction is shutting 4.8GW of hard coal power.

Factories emitting pollution.

How green bond markets are (not) supposed to work

25/11/2020

We look into the State Bank of India potential Carmichael coal loan.

Factories emitting pollution.

SBI (potential) Carmichael loan: Key financing transaction parties

23/11/2020

In this report we discuss the potential Carmichael loan from State Bank of India.