Second-Party Opinion (SPO)
EUROFIMA has engaged with Sustainalytics GmbH (“Sustainalytics”), a provider of environmental, social and governance (ESG) research and analysis, to provide an independent Second Opinion on this Green Bond Framework. Sustainalytics evaluated the alignment of EUROFIMA’s Green Bond Framework with relevant industry standards within the meaning of the ICMA Green Bond Principles 2018 as well as the EU Taxonomy. Furthermore, Sustainalytics assessed EUROFIMA’s sustainability strategy and the impact of the Use of Proceeds. Sustainalytics concludes that:
"...Sustainalytics is confident that EUROFIMA is well-positioned to issue green bonds and that the EUROFIMA Green Bond Framework is robust, transparent, and in alignment with the four core components of the Green Bond Principles 2018 and the EU Taxonomy."
Sustainalytics' Second Opinion can be downloaded here.