Sempra’s Sustainable Financing Framework SPO Provided by V.E

V.E, part of Moody's ESG Solutions, has provided a Second Party Opinion (SPO) on Sempra’s Sustainable Financing Framework. The framework has been designed to finance or refinance new or existing eligible green or social activities and assets related to Climate Change Adaptation, Pollution Prevention and Control, Clean Energy Solutions, Clean Transportation, Green Buildings, Energy Efficiency, [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

V.E’s Climate Solutions Highlight the Importance of Regulation Alignment

This week, V.E's Executive Director of Market Access, Keeran Gwilliam-Beeharee, will be moderating a panel on Green Reporting Methodology: disclosure and synthesisation at the Climate Risk and Green Finance Regulation Forum by City & Financial Global. V.E's Climate Solutions Suite pays special attention to the importance of Climate Risk regulations and ensures alignment of all [...]

Sustainable Development Goals: challenges and perspectives for real estate companies with the 2030 Agenda

Opinion Column in English only The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) were adopted in September 2015 by the 193 Member States of the United Nations. These 17 goals set the '2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development' with 169 targets aimed at ending poverty, fighting inequality and tackling climate change over the next 15 years. In June 2017, [...]

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