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Sovereign credit risk report launched

9 November 2012: Sydney, Australia

19 November 2012: London, England

The Environmental Risk in Sovereign Credit (E-RISC) project investigated sovereign credit risk from an angle largely overlooked by bond markets to date – natural resource risks and environmental impacts. The results provide an insight into how factors such as resource prices, ecosystem degradation and climate change can impact national economies, and how they can be factored into sovereign bonds and credit ratings. Read more...


The report, ‘A New Angle on Sovereign Credit Risk’, involved the United Nations Environment Programme Finance Initiative, the Global Footprint Network, and a number of asset owners, investment managers and information providers. The launch of the report is being hosted in Australia/New Zealand by the National Australia Bank and in London by Bloomberg.

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For more information on the Australia/New Zealand launch, please click herepdf

For more information on the London launch, please click herepdf


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