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Enterprise News - 26/06/2017

Vigeo Eiris, second party opinion for the first green bond issued by RATP

In May 2017, RATP group, Autonomous Operator of Parisian Transports, issued its first green bond with an amount of 500 million

This green issuance will finance projects that positively contribute to the energy transition and climate change mitigation, pollution prevention and natural ressources preservation.

This green bond reinforces RATP’s CSR strategy, structured around 3 areas:

  • Being a major force in sustainable mobility within sustainable cities;
  • Reducing its environmental footprint;
  • Confirming its social and societal responsibility.

Vigeo Eiris evaluated this green bond and provided its independant opinion on the environmental purposes, its contribution to sustainable development and the responsible management of the issuance, aligned with the “Green Bond Principles” and the sustainable goods and services (SDGs) as defined by the United Nations.

> Further information on the green bond

> Download Vigeo Eiris’ second party opinion

Keywords : Environment, France, Green bonds, Methodology