The European Defence Fund – #5MinuteRead

In recent years, the European Union (EU) has substantially increased its funding for the research and development of new weapon systems and military technologies by European defence companies. In this regard, in April 2021 the European Parliament approved a European Defence Fund (EDF) worth EUR 7.9 billion over seven years (2021-2027).1 The Fund will finance [...]

Bancamía’s Social Bond Framework SPO provided by V.E

V.E has provided a Second Party Opinion (SPO) on Bancamía's Social Bond Framework, which will help them continue their mission towards financial inclusion of small entrepreneurs. Their first Social debt issuance will provide small credits to vulnerable entrepreneurs in Colombia, and will be issued as a ‘Gender Bond’ financing microenterprises owned by women. We assigned [...]

Verallia’s Sustainability-Linked Financing Framework SPO provided by V.E

Verallia’s Sustainability-Linked Financing Framework was created to issue Sustainability-Linked Instruments and is established in compliance with the ICMA’s Sustainability-Linked Bond Principles (June 2020). V.E has provided a Second Party Opinion (SPO) on Verallia's two Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) and their associated Sustainability Performance Targets (SPTs):   KPI 1: Tonnes of CO2 emitted by the Group [...]

Rexel’s Sustainability-Linked Bonds SPO Provided by V.E

V.E has provided a Second Party Opinion (SPO) on the integration of two environmental factors to Rexel’s Sustainability-Linked Bonds to be issued in compliance with its Sustainability-Linked Bond Framework. The two Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) and their associated Sustainability Performance Targets (SPTs) are the following:   KPI 1: Percentage reduction of Scope 3 GHG emissions [...]

Government of Andorra’s SPO provided by V.E

Vigeo Eiris (V.E) provides SPO for the Government of Andorra’s Green, Social, and Sustainability Bond Framework London | Paris - April 22, 2021   V.E, a Moody’s affiliate, has provided a Second Party Opinion (SPO) for the Government of Andorra’s Green, Social, and Sustainability Bond Framework. The framework has been designed to contribute to Andorra’s [...]

Sociedad Concesionaria Vial Montes de Maria S.A.S. SPO provided by V.E.

V.E has provided a Second Party Opinion (SPO) on Sociedad Concesionaria Vial Montes de Maria S.A.S.’ Social Bond. The Bond will refinance the Project ‘Puerta de Hierro - Palmar de Varela y Careto Cruz del Viso’ in Colombia. The project is located in the Caribbean region of Colombia including the Bolivar, Sucre and Atlantico departments. [...]

ITOCHU SDGs Bond Framework SPO Provided by V.E

V.E has provided a Second Party Opinion (SPO) on ITOCHU’s Framework for their Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Bond. The Framework has been designed to finance renewable energy acquisition, energy efficiency of Familymart convenience stores, sustainable food procurement, sustainable management of food waste, healthcare for blood dialysis patients in small and medium hospitals as well as [...]

Région Île-de-France Bond Framework SPO Provided by V.E

V.E has provided a Second Party Opinion (SPO) on Région Île-de-France’s Green, Social and Sustainable Bond Framework. The framework has been designed as an update of their first regional issuance Framework, to reflect the most recent evolutions of standards in this field. In particular, this Framework has also been defined, where relevant and possible, to [...]

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