Eagle Environmental Construction & Development SPO Provided by V.E

Eagle Environmental Construction and Development’s (EEC+D) Sustainable Green Bond Framework Provided by V.E V.E has provided a Second Party Opinion (SPO) on Eagle Environmental Construction and Development’s (EEC+D) Sustainable Green Bond Framework, including on its alignment with ICMA’s Green Bond Principles, Social Bond Principles and the Sustainability Bond Guidelines. The Framework includes one [...]

Edison International’s Sustainable Financing SPO Provided by V.E

NEW YORK | LONDON | PARIS - Moody's ESG Solutions announced today that V.E has provided a Second Party Opinion (SPO) on Edison International’s Sustainable Financing Framework. The framework will govern future bond issuances to finance environmental and social project categories. The eligible green projects aim to combat climate change through the avoidance of CO2 [...]

Marine Biodiversity & Rising Investor focus – a Moody’s ESG Report

Rising investor focus on marine biodiversity will heighten scrutiny of companies’ governance and policy measures, new Moody's ESG Solutions report states. A healthy ocean benefits all stakeholders, but also sustains key industries that our economic and trade systems rely on. However, risks to ocean health and marine biodiversity are increasing, with regional and local regulation [...]

Controversy risk assessment: a focus on biodiversity

Biodiversity controversies are captured within our Controversy Risk Assessment database. Data and analytics compiled by V.E, part of Moody’s ESG Solutions, captured 337 individual biodiversity allegations between December 2016 and April 2021. This represents 7% of the 5,097 controversies analysed over the same period. We expect the spotlight on the materiality and impact of biodiversity [...]

Integrating biodiversity into a risk assessment framework

To understand companies’ governance of biodiversity issues, we assess the level of their commitment to integrating biodiversity measures, based on disclosures. The average biodiversity protection score for 1,200 assessed companies was 32 out of 100, highlighting a general lack of disclosures. Within a subsample of 67 heavy construction companies, we find that 61% disclose commitments [...]

A2A’s Sustainable Finance Framework SPO Provide by V.E

A2A’s Sustainable Finance Framework SPO Provided by V.E V.E has provided a Second Party Opinion (SPO) on A2A’s Sustainable Finance Framework. The framework has been designed to issue Green Financing Instruments to finance green eligible project categories and Sustainability-Linked Instruments, linked to three Key Performance Indicators (KPIs):   KPI 1: Scope 1 CO2 [...]

Pharmaceutical & Biotechnology Report Available Now

Pharmaceutical & Biotechnology Sector Report In our newly published report on the Pharmaceutical & Biotechnology Sector, we look at the Key Findings, performances and trends in the sector, takeaways on Risks & Opportunities, and more. V.E’s Pharmaceuticals and Biotechnology sector is composed of 188 companies. These companies are engaged in the research, development, [...]

Eni’s Sustainability-Linked Financing SPO Provided by V.E

Eni’s Sustainability-Linked Financing Framework SPO London | Paris - V.E, a Moody’s affiliate, has provided a Second Party Opinion (SPO) on Eni’s Sustainability-Linked Financing Framework. The agency assigned an SPO on the integration of four environmental factors to the Sustainability-Linked Instruments to be issued by Eni in compliance with the Sustainability-Linked Financing Framework [...]

Natura Cosméticos Sustainability-Linked SPO Provided by V.E

V.E has provided a Second Party Opinion (SPO) on Natura Cosméticos’ Sustainability-Linked Bond Framework. The framework has been designed to issue Sustainability-Linked Bonds, linked to two Key Performance Indicators (KPIs):   KPI 1: GHG emission intensity (Scope 1, 2 and 3) KPI 2: PCR plastic used in plastic packaging. V.E provided a Second Party Opinion [...]

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