Vigeo Eiris provided the Spanish Gas utility Enagás with an independent opinion for a syndicated credit line linked to sustainability KPIs.
This 1,500 million euros syndicated credit line, to which 11 national and international financial institutions participate, will mature in 2024. Its cost of financing is now linked to sustainability KPIs.
New index concept to support the protection of biodiversity: “Solactive Vigeo Eiris Biodiversity Index”
For the Solactive Vigeo Eiris Biodiversity Index, Vigeo Eiris calculates a Protection of Biodiversity Score of listed companies based on their proprietary classification of companies’ sustainability objectives. The index, calculated and maintained by Solactive, focuses on companies that protect the diversity of biological systems and offer sustainable goods and services with a connection to biodiversity.
Amazon Fires in a Global Context of Deforestation: need for increased Investor awareness
Over the past weeks, forest fires have been ravaging the Brazilian Amazon region and made the headlines in the international newspapers during several days. The number of forest fires is higher in the Amazon regions where they are used – mainly by farmers - as the main tool to free land for agriculture.