ESG Scores Explained: International Regional and Local Governments

Navigating the five-point scale

In this session, Moody’s analysts will present the approach to the new ESG scores for International Regional and Local Governments including an overview of Issuer Profile Scores and Credit Impact Scores.

  • Overview of IPS and CIS
  • How ESG considerations affect International RLGs’ ratings
  • ESG factors have neutral to low credit impact on RLGs in advanced economies, and are negative for emerging markets
  • Physical climate risk is the main source of exposure to environmental risk in both advanced and emerging countries
  • Demographics, labour and income are the biggest challenges from a social perspective
  • Governance poses limited risk or is a strength for most rated RLGs
  • Speakers keyboard_arrow_down
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    Massimo Visconti Vice President - Senior Credit Officer/Manager Moody's Investors Service Bio
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    Luca Rossi Associate Analyst Moody's Investors Service Bio
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    Jennifer Wong Vice President – Senior Credit Officer Moody's Investors Service Bio
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    Michael Yake Associate Managing Director Moody's Investors Service Bio
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