Press Coverage

Below are recent news articles that feature Breckinridge perspectives and quotes from our experts.

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Investing with ‘green’ ratings? It’s a grey area

June 26, 2017 – Our director of ESG research, Rob Fernandez, spoke with Reuters about company sustainability assessments and how they can differ among ESG research providers.


Rising Seas May Wipe Out Jersey Towns and Millions in AAA Bonds
Bloomberg, May 25, 2017

Are rating agencies taking climate risk into account? Bloomberg interviewed our director of ESG research, Rob Fernandez, on climate risk in credit research.

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Investors Weigh in on Integrating Green Bonds
Conservation Finance Network, April 19, 2017

Conservation Finance Network looks into how investors are thinking about green bonds. Director of ESG research, Rob Fernandez, discusses how Breckinridge analyzes green bonds and integrates ESG factors when investing.

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Incorporating ESG Considerations into Engagement Practices
High Meadows Institute, March 2017

We are pleased to be included in a report from the High Meadows Institute and Harvard Business School’s George Serafeim. Read more about our ESG engagement process in the case study on page 9.

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Beyond Category
CFA Institute Magazine, March 2017

Director of ESG Research, Rob Fernandez, spoke with CFA Institute Magazine about the growing prevalence of ESG investing and efforts to improve reporting and standardization.

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Breckinridge Adopts Social Progress Index to Underwrite Muni Credit Risk
Impact Alpha, March 7, 2017

Impact Alpha highlights our recently developed city/county analysis framework that is modeled after the globally recognized Social Progress Index (SPI).

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Impact Investing in the age of President Trump
Investment News, March 5, 2017

Director of sustainability, Tim Coffin, talked to Investment News about fixed income impact investing.

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Breckinridge Bets on 'Inclusiveness' More Than Economic Factors
Bloomberg, February 15, 2017

Director of ESG research, Rob Fernandez, and director of engagement, Jem Hudson, spoke with Bloomberg about our recently developed sustainable city/county analysis framework.

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Sanctuary Cities Order Foreshadows Turbulence for City Credits
Bond Buyer, February 2, 2017

Bond Buyer article on sanctuary cities quotes a blog post by our director of municipal research, Adam Stern, on the potential credit impact of defunding these cities.

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