Companies and investors are increasingly looking for opportunities to analyze and investigate the impact of their projects and investments. Sustainalytics’ Impact Report for Bonds & Loans is available for pre- and post-issuance assessments, providing issuers with a credible and independent analysis of the impacts both expected and achieved by financed projects. The report highlights the investor-relevant information related to your Framework in a concise and accessible manner.
Impact Quantification for Corporate Sustainability Strategy
The report highlights the Issuer’s sustainability performance by measuring the impact of the Use of Proceeds based on relevant KPIs, as stated in the Issuer’s original Framework and confirmed in the Second-Party Opinion.
Fulfil your Commitments as indicated in your Second-Party Opinion Framework
In your Second-Party Opinion, you committed to reporting on selected KPIs as part of your Framework. Our Impact Report allows you to leverage Sustainalytics’ three decades of expertise to fulfil this commitment, in compliance with the highest reporting standards and investor expectations.
Improve comparability of carbon footprint between different Use of Proceeds
The baseline of our calculations looks at realistic projections for the future in addition to the status quo, and our methodology tracks emissions through the entire value chain. This makes different Projects across different Use of Proceeds categories comparable to one another.
Investors & Key Stakeholder Communication
Prove to investors through quantitative evidence that the financed Projects are achieving positive impact, showcasing your results in a clear and digestible manner.
Visual Display of Results
The report includes dynamic infographics, graphs and charts to visually showcase your positive impact to stakeholders, making it ideal for both expert and non-expert audiences.
Align with Global Frameworks
Sustainalytics’ impact methodology and reporting framework have their foundations in the most globally acknowledged reporting guidelines, such as ICMA Harmonized framework for impact reporting, PCAF, & Greenhouse Gas Protocol, to mention a few.
Green and Social Use of Proceeds categories
Our impact calculation capabilities cover most categories of Green Bonds as well as some Social categories. Our teams continuously develop calculations for new categories to provide maximum coverage on more types of issuance.
To ensure correctness and alignment with international guidelines, we will provide impact reports on frameworks that have already received a Second-Party Opinion from Sustainalytics or other accredited third-party verifiers.
Examples of Use of Proceeds currently available
Renewable Energy, Green Buildings, Clean transportation, Energy efficiency to mention a few. Contact us to find out if your Use of Proceeds is eligible.
Alongside our Impact Report, we offer our standard Annual Review in the form of an Allocation Review.
Allocation Reviews offer a verification that the funded projects continue to comply with the original framework, and that the issuer’s reporting practices still align with the eligibility criteria.
Contact us to find out if your UoP is eligible.
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