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European Leveraged Finance Association Publishes ESG fact sheets

Jan. 19, 2021, 3:55 PM

European Leveraged Finance Association (ELFA) published three sector-specific environmental, social and governance (ESG) fact sheets in an effort to develop consensus over ESG disclosure.

  • The guidelines, published in conjunction with the Principles of Responsible Investment (PRI), focus on:
    • Debt collectors: fair customer treatment and regulation
    • Paper and packaging: environmental disclosure
    • Telecoms: privacy, data security, online child protection and governmental fines or reprimands
    • A general sector-agnostic tool
  • ELFA aims to publish additional ESG fact sheets covering chemicals, healthcare, industrial, retail, software/technology, and tower/infrastructure sectors over the coming months
  • Additional feedback was published from the November workshop which touched on the fact ...