Hermes research highlights relationship between ESG and credit spreads

Mitch Reznick, co-head of credit at Hermes Investment Management, discusses the their new white paper, Pricing ESG risks in credit markets, at a recent Credit roundtable. He explains in Professional Pensions that where they were previously unable to price ESG risks, the team is now to bring ESG analysis further into the investment process, with the model allowing them to identify both potential out- and under-performers.