VE Releases New Study on Emerging Risks in the European Insurance Sector

Within our assessments of the insurance sector, Vigeo Eiris analyses how these companies factor emerging risks into their service offering. This Sustainability-Focus provides an overview of the European landscape.

Vigeo Eiris and The Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET) launch strategic partnership

Vigeo Eiris and SET, have entered into a strategic partnership aimed at fostering an exchange of information on the ESG performance of Thai listed companies and strengthening education on responsible investment in the region.

Solactive releases market’s first index which orientates towards the FNG-Label with ESG provider imug | rating

As the topic of ESG gains momentum in the financial industry, the quantity of ESG branded solutions is rising, leaving investors in a maze of ESG branded options to choose from. In this context, independent ESG labels account for the identification of and the adherence to specific ESG standards and, therefore, serve as useful guidance for the socially responsible ESG investor.

Vigeo Eiris has provided a Climate Bond Initiative (CBI) Pre Issuance Verification for Grupo Cobra’s first Green Loan for the financing of the Kincardine Offshore Windfarm Limited project (Kincardine)

The proceeds of the loan, for which Natixis acted as sole green loan coordinator, will be exclusively allocated to the future payments and/or reimbursements of expenses related to the Kincardine project located off the coast of Scotland in the North Sea, which will be the largest floating offshore wind farm in the world when completed.

Vigeo Eiris Launches Enhanced Second-Party Opinion Service for Sustainable Bonds

Enhanced service will enable more impactful communications by issuers and provide increased transparency for investors on expected sustainability impact.

Vigeo Eiris Releases COVID-19 Dataset

Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic a number of our clients have requested support in understanding how ESG assessments can bring additional insight into their risk and opportunities assessment processes. Specifically, many have requested help to identify ESG factors that are indicative of resilience to the long-term operational impacts of the pandemic.

Vigeo Eiris & Euronext launch the Euronext Eurozone ESG Large 80 (ESG80) and associated derivatives to support climate action

London/ Paris –  17th June 2020 – Vigeo Eiris, a Moody’s affiliate, has partnered with Euronext to create a new ESG index. Powered by Vigeo Eiris’ data, the EURONEXT® EUROZONE ESG LARGE 80 Index – or Euronext ESG80 - shows the performance of 80 Eurozone Large Cap companies selected for their combined ESG and Energy Transition performance.
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Vigeo Eiris has provided a Second-Party Opinion on the sustainability credentials and management of Audax Renovables’ Green Financing Framework created to govern their issuances

The future financial operations governed by the Green Financing Framework will finance and/or refinance the acquisition, construction and operation of power generation plants from 100% renewable sources, solar and wind, which will allow the offering of renewable energy supply to its customers.

Vigeo Eiris has Provided an SPO on the Sustainability of HHI’s Green Finance Framework

Vigeo Eiris was commissioned to provide a second-party opinion on the sustainability credentials and management of the Hyundai Heavy Industries Co., Ltd. (HHI) Green Finance Framework.

The Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) announced that starting from August 2020, some signatories that fail meeting the minimum requirements will be delisted

This minimum standard is fully in line with the PRI's stated objective, which is "over the next ten years, to bring responsible investors together to work towards sustainable markets that contribute to a more prosperous world for all".