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.
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