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Company & Organisation News - 19/10/2018

Vigeo Eiris provides second-party opinion on the first Green Bond issued by Schiphol Group

The €500 million Green Bond will be used to finance and refinance Green Buildings and Clean Transportation projects

Schiphol Group is engaged in the funding of Green Buildings and Clean Transportation schemes. The Green Bond will be used to finance or refinance new or existing investments in buildings to improve energy efficiency as well as investments in new environmentally-friendly forms of transportation.
Vigeo Eiris provided independent Second Party Opinion on the sustainability credentials and management of this Green Bond based on due diligence on the issuance (Green Bond Framework and selected projects) according to the Green Bond Principles and has also been commissioned to perform a Pre-Issuance Verification of this Bond, as independent third-party provider approved by the Climate Bonds Standards Board.

Vigeo Eiris reaches a reasonable level of assurance on the sustainability of the Bond and its positive contribution to sustainable development, especially climate change mitigation, pollution prevention (waste management) and control and environmental health (air quality).

Further information will be available on the Schiphol Group website

Keywords : green bond, SUSTAINABLE FINANCE