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City of Tampa’s Series 2021 Bond SPO Provided by V.E

V.E has provided a Second Party Opinion (SPO) on City of Tampa’s Series 2021 Bond, aligned with the City’s Green Financing Framework. The Issuance will finance 26 projects, including stormwater projects, flooding prevention, pipes and ditch systems, among others. All these projects seek to enhance the City’s resilience characteristics of the stormwater Infrastructure.

V.E assigned a Second Party Opinion (SPO) on the sustainability credentials and management of the Issuance and the City’s Framework. V.E is of the opinion that this Issuance is aligned with the four core components of the Green Bond Principles (2021). We express a robust assurance on the contribution of these bonds to sustainability.

Tampa is a city on the Gulf Coast of the U.S. state of Florida. Tampa is the largest city in the Tampa Bay area and the seat of Hillsborough County. Tampa’s economy is founded on a diverse base that includes tourism, agriculture, construction, finance, health care, government, technology, and the Port of Tampa which is the largest port in the State of Florida.

V.E has produced more than 380 second-party opinions on sustainable financing operations in Europe, Africa, Americas and Asia. We are a Climate Bonds Standard Approved Verifier.

Click here to view V.E’s SPO on the City of Tampa’s Series 2021 Bond.

 

ABOUT MOODY’S ESG SOLUTIONS

Moody’s ESG Solutions Group is a business unit of Moody’s Corporation serving the growing global demand for ESG and climate insights. The group leverages Moody’s data and expertise across ESG, climate risk, and sustainable finance, and aligns with Moody’s Investors Service (MIS) and Moody’s Analytics (MA) to deliver a comprehensive, integrated suite of ESG and climate risk solutions including ESG scores, analytics, Sustainability Ratings and Sustainable Finance Reviewer/certifier services.

For more information visit Moody’s ESG hub at www.moodys.com/esg.

 

CONTACTS

Moody’s ESG Solutions:

Lisa Stanton
MD-Global Sales Lead/ESG
+1 (415) 874-6000
Lisa.Stanton@moodys.com

Media inquiries:

Tim Whatmough
VP-Communications
+33 (153) 303-385
Tim.Whatmough@moodys.com

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