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Sustainable Fitch Appoints Marcy Block as Global Head of ESG Ratings

Sustainable Fitch Appoints Marcy Block as Global Head of ESG Ratings

Sustainable Fitch Appoints Marcy Block as Global Head of ESG Ratings
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Fitch Group has announced a key appointment within its sustainability-focused analytics business, Sustainable Fitch (SuF). Marcy Block joins SuF’s leadership team as the head of its largest analytical group, dedicated primarily to serving public market and investment-grade clients.

This new role aligns perfectly with Block’s extensive experience in the ESG arena. Prior to joining SuF, she led Fitch Ratings’ Climate Risk Development Group since 2022 and held various senior director positions encompassing Enhanced Analytics, Sustainable Finance, and Public Finance.

Launched in 2021, Sustainable Fitch has become a leader in ESG ratings, offering innovative products specifically designed for the fixed-income investment market. Notably, the firm introduced its ESG Ratings for global labelled structured bonds and covered bonds in 2023, marking a significant step towards their mission of fostering sustainable investment practices.

Block’s deep expertise and leadership in critical sustainability areas position her exceptionally well to lead this key group within SuF and drive the organization’s commitment to providing investors with valuable insights for informed decision-making.

This appointment underscores Fitch Group’s continued dedication and leadership in the evolving landscape of sustainable finance.

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Marcy Block said, “I am thrilled to take on the role of Global Head of ESG Ratings at Sustainable Fitch, especially at a time when the importance of ESG considerations in investment decisions is becoming ever more apparent. This new position offers an exciting opportunity to lead Sustainable Fitch’s efforts in delivering comprehensive and transparent ESG ratings products that meet the needs of today’s market.”


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