V.E provided a Second Party Opinion (SPO) for Nomura Research Institute (NRI). The assigned SPO covers the sustainability credentials and management of NRI’s Sustainability-Linked Bond Framework.
V.E is of the opinion that this Bond Framework is aligned with the core components of the Sustainability-Linked Bond Principles (SLBP) 2020. The KPI’s relevance and target ambition are both considered advanced.
The issuer announced the issuance of a bond under the framework today. The details of the bond will be available on their website in the coming days.
V.E has produced more than 300 second-party opinions on sustainable financing operations in Europe, Africa, Americas and Asia. V.E is a leading SPO provider and a Climate Bonds Standard Approved Verifier.
To consult our full opinion, please see the SPO below.
For more information on this SPO and V.E’s Sustainable Finance solutions, please contact:
V.E’s Sustainable Finance Team