Vigeo Eiris launched Taxonomy Alignment Screening and request for comment

Vigeo Eiris, a Moody’s affiliate and leading global provider of environmental, social and governance solutions has released the beta version of its Taxonomy Alignment Screening tool. Vigeo Eiris’ solution offers investors a transparent and comprehensive view on the three components required in order to identify Taxonomy Alignment; contribution to defined environmental objectives, compliance with the [...]

Vigeo Eiris provides Second Party Opinion for Enel’s innovative Sustainability-Linked Financing Framework

This Framework is one of the first of its kind and has been structured in line with the Sustainability-Linked Bond Principles which were established by the International Capital Markets Association (ICMA) in June 2020. Enel’s Sustainability-Linked Financing Framework has been tied to two Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) and their associated Sustainability Performance Targets (SPTs) and [...]

Vigeo Eiris provides a Second Party Opinion (SPO) on the sustainability of Arkema’s Green Bond Framework

Vigeo Eiris assigned a Second Party Opinion (SPO) on the sustainability credentials and management of the Framework issued by Arkema and is of the opinion that it is aligned with the four core components of the Green Bond Principles 2018 (“GBP”) and is in line with some best practices taken into account in Vigeo Eiris’ [...]

Vigeo Eiris provides Second Party Opinion on the alignment of the Sustainability Linked-Loan agreed upon by Colombina and BBVA Colombia

Vigeo Eiris has assigned a Second Party Opinion (SPO) on the alignment of the Sustainability Linked-Loan Principles and the ambition of the target established (reduction of the carbon footprint) for the Loan intended by Colombina and BBVA. Vigeo Eiris is of the opinion that this Loan is aligned with the Sustainability Linked-Loan Principles and expresses [...]

Navigating Transition Finance

Transition Finance is a necessary tool to ensure sustainability and prosperity for all. Green finance alone will not be enough to move the world toward a 1.5-degree trajectory. But, by allowing higher carbon emitters to secure financing to support their decarbonisation efforts, we can mobilise capital markets to accelerate the economy-wide changes needed for a [...]

Vigeo Eiris provides a Second Party Opinion on the sustainability credentials and management of Tokyu Corporation’s Sustainability Bond Framework.

Vigeo Eiris has assigned a Second Party Opinion (SPO) on the sustainability credentials and management of the Sustainability Bond Framework issued by Tokyu Corporation. We are of the opinion that this framework is aligned with the four core components of the Green Bond Principles (2018), Social Bond Principles (2020) and we express a robust assurance [...]

Vigeo Eiris provides Second Party Opinion on the Arab Republic of Egypt’s Sovereign Green Financing Framework

Vigeo Eiris has provided a Second Party Opinion (SPO) on the sustainability credentials and management of the Green Bonds and Sukuks to be issued by Egypt. We are of the opinion that this Bond is aligned with the four core components of the Green Bond Principles (2018) and we have expressed a robust assurance on [...]

Vigeo Eiris provides a Second Party Opinion (SPO) on the sustainability of the Caisse d’Amortissement de la Dette Sociale (CADES) Social Bonds Framework

This category is formalised within a Social Bonds Framework and is clearly defined. In addition, the eligible deficits are intended to contribute to three main social objectives (Access to essential healthcare services, Socio-economic development, and Social inclusion & autonomy) and provide clear associated social benefits. Vigeo Eiris assigned a Second Party Opinion (SPO) on the sustainability [...]

Vigeo Eiris provides a Second Party Opinion on the first Social Bond in Brazil issued by Banco ABC Brasil and subscribed by IDB Invest

It is the first Social Bond issued by a private financial institution in Brazil. The loans will be focused on financing medium-sized enterprises in less developed regions of Brazil and that support employment generation, as well as medium-sized enterprises and companies in the health sector negatively impacted by COVID-19. IDB Invest acted as structurer and [...]

Vigeo Eiris provides Second Party Opinion on Mexico’s SDG linked Bond issued by Mexico under its SDG Sovereign Bond Framework.

The Framework covers programmes of the Mexican government to address 14 SDG, namely Zero Hunger; Good health and wellbeing; Quality Education; Clean water and sanitisation; Affordable and clean energy; Decent work and economic growth; Industry, Innovation, and infrastructure; Sustainable cities and communities; Climate action; Life below water; and Life on land. 2020 issuance will finance [...]

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