V.E provides SPO for OCBC Bank’s pioneering SME Financing Framework in Singapore

The OCBC SME Sustainable Finance Framework will help SMEs accelerate their sustainability plans.

V.E Provides a Second-Party Opinion on the Sustainability Credentials and Management of Vinci’s Green Bond Framework

The Framework will finance green projects falling under six categories: green buildings, energy efficient technologies, renewable energies, clean transportation, innovation, and preservation of biodiversity

V.E provides Second Party Opinion on Schneider Electric’s pioneering Sustainability Linked Financing Framework

London I Paris - November 18th, 2020

V.E provides SPO on NRG’s landmark Sustainability-Linked Bond Framework

New York | London I Paris - November 17th, 2020

V.E releases updated data from COVID-19 Controversies

The effects of COVID-19 have provided an unprecedented stress test of corporate social responsibility. As the pandemic has evolved, our teams have been monitoring companies to assess their exposure to ESG controversies.

V.E provides a Second-Party Opinion on the sustainability credentials and management of the AFD’s SDG Bond Framework

The Framework will finance green and social projects contributing to the six transitions of the AFD’s strategic plan, namely: demographic and social transition, energy transition, territorial and ecological transition, digital and technological transition, economic and financial transition, and political and citizen transition. The eligible projects are likely to contribute to all 17 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

Vigeo Eiris provides a Second Party Opinion (SPO) on the sustainability of Arkema’s Green Bond Framework

The net proceeds of the Bond will exclusively finance or refinance, in part or in full, one Eligible Project, namely Biosourced monomer and polymer production. The Eligible Project is clearly defined in Arkema’s Green Bond Framework. The Project is intended to contribute to one environmental objective (Climate Change Mitigation) and is considered to provide clear associated Environmental benefits.

Vigeo Eiris provides Second Party Opinion on the alignment of the Sustainability Linked-Loan agreed upon by Colombina and BBVA Colombia

The 45 million COP intended Loan, was closed in September 2020. In this operation, the interest rate applicable for this credit is linked to the evolution of an environmental indicator, in this case, the reduction of the company's carbon footprint, until 2025.

Navigating Transition Finance

Transition Finance represents the need for brown sectors to shift towards a more sustainable business model and to make long-term changes. It embraces a wide range of environmental and social goals typically embodied by the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

Vigeo Eiris provides a Second Party Opinion on the sustainability credentials and management of Tokyu Corporation’s Sustainability Bond Framework.

The 100-million-yen Sustainability Bond, to be issued in 2020, will refinance the construction and renovation of trains and their infrastructure, green buildings, and the development of satellite offices that provide diverse working conditions.