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Positive Impact Finance

Longstanding commitment to positive impact finance

Positive impact finance aims to deliver a positive contribution to one or more of the three pillars of sustainable development (economic, environmental and social), once any potential negative impact has been duly identified and mitigated.

LEADING PLAYER IN POSITIVE IMPACT FINANCE

❯ SG CIB has been reporting on positive impact finance transactions since 2012
❯ The amount of positive impact finance transactions has been multiplied by three and a half from 2012 to 2016, reaching € 2,244 M in 2016
❯ In 2015 and 2016, SG CIB successfully issued two vanilla positive impact bonds to fund renewable energy projects in order to contribute to the fight against climate change

 

SG CIB’s positive impact finance transactions


COMMITMENTS TO FIGHT CLIMATE CHANGE

❯ Target to double the financing of renewable energy projects (€10bn) by 2020
❯ Target to reduce carbon footprint by 20% between 2014 and 2020
❯ No financing of coal fired power or related infrastructure starting 2017, nor new coal mines projects or related infrastructures

 

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