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 [...]

Government of Andorra’s SPO provided by V.E

Vigeo Eiris (V.E) provides SPO for the Government of Andorra’s Green, Social, and Sustainability Bond Framework London | Paris - April 22, 2021   V.E, a Moody’s affiliate, has provided a Second Party Opinion (SPO) for the Government of Andorra’s Green, Social, and Sustainability Bond Framework. The framework has been designed to contribute to Andorra’s [...]

Nomura Research Institute (NRI) SPO Provided by V.E

V.E provided a Second Party Opinion (SPO) for Nomura Research Institute (NRI). The assigned SPO covers the sustainability credentials and management of NRI's Sustainability-Linked Bond Framework.  V.E is of the opinion that this Bond Framework is aligned with the core components of the Sustainability-Linked Bond Principles (SLBP) 2020. The KPI’s relevance and target ambition are [...]

Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation

From March 10th 2021, the EU Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation (SFDR) starts to come into effect. SFDR will bring with it a number of mandatory disclosures requirements for Financial Market Participants (FMPs) and Financial Advisors (FAs) and we are here to help. Principle Adverse Impact (PAI): In February 2021, the European Authorities published a list [...]

V.E provides SPO on BBVA Uruguay’s Sustainability Framework

The USD $15 million intended Bond, governed by BBVA’s Sustainability Framework, closed in February 2021, will finance green and social credits. The Eligible Credits will be focused on energy efficiency projects, green buildings, clean transportation, sustainable agriculture and forestry and financing of SME and microfinance, with a focus on women, youth and companies affected by [...]

Moody’s ESG Solutions Group: V.E provides Second Party Opinion on Toyota Motor Corporation’s Woven Planet Bond Framework

(Japanese version below) Moody's ESG Solutions Group announced today that Moody's affiliate V.E has provided a Second Party Opinion (SPO) on Toyota Motor Corporation's Woven Planet Bond Framework, an inaugural sustainability bond in the Japanese automotive sector. The framework – which V.E considers aligned with the four core components of the Green Bond Principles, Social [...]

V.E provides SPO for Iberdrola’s Green hybrid bond

V.E has provided a Second Party Opinion (SPO) on Iberdrola's Green hybrid bond. The bond has been designed to finance one offshore wind project located in Saint-Brieuc (France) with a planned installed capacity reaching 496 megawatts, and one offshore wind project located close to Rügen island (Germany) with a planned installed capacity reaching 476 megawatts. [...]

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 [...]

VE Releases New Study on Emerging Risks in the European Insurance Sector

KEY FINDINGS Within the Insurance sector, Vigeo Eiris assesses three elements related to emerging risks; first, companies’ commitments to addressing these emerging risks; second, the reported investments dedicated to research on emerging risks; and third, the provision of insurance policies covering them. Within our 2019 - 2020 assessment of European Insurance sector: 41% of companies [...]

Sustainable Banking – BBVA expands its Sustainable Transaction Banking Framework supported by Vigeo Eiris

The expanded framework, including a wider range of products will allow BBVA to support clients’ and sectors that, despite not having projects directly linked to the SDGs, establish strategies to stop climate change and promote sustainable development with new sustainability linked products. For deposits and structured deposits, funds from clients will be invested in a [...]

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