PRI Roundtable: ESG in Credit Risk and Ratings – Frankfurt


The PRI is pleased to invite you to a roundtable, ESG in Credit Risk and Ratings, in Frankfurt, hosted by Deutsche Börse. 

Participants will discuss the benefits of considering environmental, social and governance factors (ESG) in credit risk analysis as well as the related challenges and barriers. Credit rating agency (CRA) representatives, including from Dagong Europe Credit Rating, Moody’s Investors Service, Rating-Agentur Expert RA, Scope Ratings AG and S&P Global Ratings, will also attend to explain and answer questions about how CRAs consider these factors when formulating credit rating opinions. The forum will be held under the Chatham House rule. 

The event will focus on corporate credit risk, drawing concrete examples from the automotive sector. 

The forum is part of the PRI ESG in Credit Ratings Initiative, currently supported by 129 institutional investors (with over US$23trn of assets under management) and 14 CRAs globally. The aim of the roundtable is to gather feedback from practitioners, enhance the dialogue between investors and CRAs and contribute to the next phase of this important initiative. 

Ahead of the forum you may find it helpful to read our recent report: Shifting Perceptions: ESG, credit risk and ratings - part 1 the state of play or listen to a replay of the webinar which presents its main conclusions. You will find all the material that you need at

Who should attend? 

  • Credit risk analysts
  • FI portfolio managers
  • FI strategists
  • Responsible investment analysts are welcome, if accompanying their colleagues 

A detailed agenda will follow. 

Places are limited to 20 and will be allocated on a first-come-first-served basis.

The PRI would like to thank Deutsche Börse for hosting the event




Alte Börse
Börsenplatz 4
    60313 Frankfurt/Main


26 Jan 2018 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM (CET)

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