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NW Natural Sustainable Financing Framework SPO

NW Natural is a distribution company providing natural gas service to approximately 2.5 million people throughout Oregon and Southwest Washington. NW Natural’s Sustainable Financing Framework will issue green bonds to finance projects related to Renewable Energy, Energy Efficiency, Green Buildings and Supplier Diversity programs. V.E considers NW Natural’s Framework to be aligned with the four core components of ICMA’s Green Bond Principles 2021 (GBP) and Social Bond Principles 2021 (SBP) and demonstrates a Robust Contribution to Sustainability.

V.E’s SPO on NW Natural’s Sustainable Financing Framework SPO is available here.



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