V.E Publishes Corruption Prevention Study

Today, December 9th, is United Nations International Anti-Corruption Day. The theme this year is "Recover with integrity." Corruption thrives in times of crisis and the ongoing global pandemic is no exception. States all over the world have taken significant measures to address the health emergency and to avoid a global economic collapse. They hastily mobilized [...]

V.E provides a Second Party Opinion on Aviva Investors’ Real Assets (AIRA) Sustainable Transition Loan Framework

Vigeo Eiris (V.E), a Moody's affiliate, has provided a Second Party Opinion (SPO) on Aviva Investors Real Assets (AIRA) Sustainable Transition Loan Framework. This Framework seeks to provide loans to property companies with terms linked to improvements in the environmental and social performance of the buildings they lend against. This Sustainable Transition Loan Framework is [...]

V.E provides a Second Party Opinion on Albioma’s Sustainability-Linked Financing Framework

Albioma’s Sustainability-Linked Financing Framework has been tied to one Key Performance Indicator (KPI) and its associated Sustainability Performance Targets (SPTs). KPI Percentage of Renewable Energies (RE) in Albioma's Energy Mix, with the following targets and trigger events: SPT 1: RE in Albioma's Energy Mix > 80% in 2023, SPT 2: RE in Albioma's Energy Mix [...]

V.E provides a Second Party Opinion on Crédit Agricole’s Social Bond Framework

V.E has assigned a Second Party Opinion (SPO) on the sustainability credentials and management of the Social Bond Framework. We are of the opinion that this Framework is aligned with the four core components of the Social Bond Principles (2020). We expressed a robust assurance on the contribution of these bonds to sustainability. V.E has [...]

V.E provides Second-Party Opinion for National Bank of Canada’s Sustainability Bond Framework

In 2018, National Bank of Canada published their Sustainability Bond Framework, which was reviewed by V.E, to finance projects falling under three environmental categories (Renewable Energy, Sustainable Buildings, and Low-Carbon Transportation), and two social categories (Affordable Housing, and Access to Basic and Essential Services). National Bank of Canada has updated their Framework to include an [...]

V.E provides SPO for BNP Paribas’ Sustainable Supply Chain Financing Framework, a first in Singapore

V.E, a Moody's Affiliate, has provided a Second Party Opinion (SPO) on BNP Paribas' Sustainable Supply Chain Financing Framework. The framework is the first of its kind in Singapore. Through the framework, BNP Paribas will support corporates in meeting sustainability targets aligned to the UN Sustainable Development Goals. For more information on this mission and V.E’s SPO [...]

V.E provides SPO for OCBC Bank’s pioneering SME Financing Framework in Singapore

V.E, a Moody's Affiliate, has provided a Second Party Opinion (SPO) on OCBC Bank's SME Sustainable Finance Framework. The framework has been designed to make it simpler and less costly for Singapore's small and medium enterprises (SMEs) to access financing to accelerate their sustainability plans. The framework is the first of its kind in Singapore [...]

V.E provides SPO for Etihad Airways’ Groundbreaking Transition Sukuk

In launching these operations, Etihad Airways has issued the world’s first Transition Sukuk and the first Sustainability-Linked financing in global aviation, under a Transition Finance Framework. Etihad Airway's Transition Finance Framework will support the purchase of next generation aircrafts and research and development into sustainable aviation fuels. Etihad are the first airline to issue a transition finance sukuk. Their Sustainability-Linked [...]

V.E provides a Second-Party Opinion on the sustainability credentials and management of the AFD’s SDG Bond Framework

V.E assigned a Second Party Opinion (SPO) on the sustainability credentials and management of the SDG Bond Framework. We is of the opinion that this Framework is aligned with the four core components of the Green Bond Principles (2018) and Social Bond Principles (2020), as well as the best practices identified by V.E. We expressed [...]

Vigeo Eiris rebrands to V.E

Vigeo Eiris, a leading global provider of Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) research, data and assessments, has rebranded to become V.E, an Affiliate of Moody's. The rebrand marks an important milestone in the transformational journey that V.E embarked upon when Moody's Corporation acquired a majority stake in April 2019. V.E will operate as a key [...]

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