Vigeo Eiris considers that the green bond issued by HKSAR is aligned with the four core components of the Green Bond Principles 2018.
The agency thus expresses reasonable assurance (our highest level of assurance) on the HKSAR’s commitments and on the project’s contribution to sustainable development.
It is likely to contribute to eight United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (“UN SDGs”), namely:
- Goal 3. Good Health and Well-being,
- Goal 6. Clean Water and sanitation,
- Goal 7. Affordable and Clean energy,
- Goal 9. Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure,
- Goal 11. Sustainable Cities and Communities,
- Goal 12. Responsible Consumption and Production,
- Goal 13. Climate Action,
- and Goal 15. Life on Land.