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Inrate ensures full coverage across your bond portfolio with our impact-oriented sovereign and sub-sovereign ratings. The ratings are available with the same rating scale as public and private company ratings, ensuring seamless comparability across your portfolio.

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Sovereign Ratings: Assessing the Sustainability Impact of Bonds

Inrate’s sovereign ESG ratings provide asset managers and owners with a comprehensive assessment of the policies and practices of states that have an impact on sustainable development. We assess sovereign impact using 60+ KPIs across relevant ESG themes.

Features of ESG Sovereign Ratings

Assessment Across Key ESG Themes

such as Biodiversity & Resources, Democracy and International Cooperation

60+ ESG Performance Indicators

used to assess sovereign sustainability impact

Client-specific Exclusion Criteria

based on topics such as EU Embargos, UN Sanctions, Electoral Democracy and Press Freedom

Comparable Rating Scale

from A+ to D- ensuring seamless comparability across the ratings in your portfolio

Sub-Sovereign ESG Ratings

Why Inrate

Impact Lens

Inrate has balanced financial materiality with impact well before 'double materiality' gained prominance in European Capital Markets. The impact of a company's business activities has stood at the core of Inrate's assessments, overcoming the biases created by disclosures.

Flexible Data Models

Inrate’s research can be customized to develop comprehensive datasets based on the client’s investment objectives and evolving regulatory requirements. This unmatched customization utilizes meticulous research on the impact of business activities, corporate sustainability disclosures, and ESG controversies.

Dedicated Client Support

Inrate operates as a ‘glass box’ with an unparalleled commitment to transparency and communication. We deliver unequivocal support from our long-standing team of research analysts, providing insights from our extensive research and subject matter expertise.

Regulatory Alignments

Inrate’s datalake evolves in tandem with new regulatory frameworks, consistently empowering clients to uncover their portfolio’s regulatory conformity. Our datasets promise relevance and materiality with the evolving sustainability market.