To further support development in the area of sustainability towards current goals, a green finance framework has been launched which allows the issuance of green bonds and green loans.
Funding under the framework will be allocated to projects and investments in the areas of energy efficiency, pollution prevention and control, research and development, and clean transportation. Examples of significant projects that could be funded under this framework include energy and heat recovery, process and mining electrification, water purification, waste reduction and mining. metals from residual and recycled materials.
“The metals we produce are essential for present and future generations. Sustainable finance is an important part of Boliden’s strategy and the Green Finance Framework provides investors with transparency on how they are contributing to our vision of being the most climate-friendly and respected metals supplier in the world.” , said Mikael Staffas, President and CEO of Boliden.
The framework has undergone an independent external review by CICERO Shades of Green, which has categorized it as “CICERO Medium green” with an “Excellent” governance score and assessed it as compliant with the principles of the International Capital Market Association’s Green Bonds and the Loan Market Association’s Green Lending Principles. DNB acted as an advisor in the development of the framework.
Read the article online at: https://www.globalminingreview.com/environment-sustainability/13062022/green-finance-framework-launched/
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