Issuance and Sales of Green Securities with Daiwa Securities Group
This is the first time that Crédit Agricole CIB will issue index-linked structured uridashi as “green bonds”, and distributed by Daiwa Securities Co. Ltd. to Japanese individuals and institutional investors.
Crédit Agricole Group and Crédit Agricole CIB support leading environmentally engaged companies and projects which implements best practices in terms of energy transition and climate change. This is part of the Crédit Agricole Group’s Medium Term Plan and its commitment to society by having a climate strategy in line with the Paris Agreement.
The Green Securities issued by Crédit Agricole CIB will give investors the opportunity to contribute to a more climate-friendly economy.
An amount equal or equivalent to the net proceeds of the Green Securities will be used to finance and/or refinance one or more of the new or existing loans and investments in one or several of the following eligible categories:
- Renewable energy
- Green buildings
- Energy efficiency
- Clean transportation
- Waste and water management
- Sustainable agriculture and forest management
Daiwa Securities Group has proven strong with initiatives on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), and announced the launch of the SDGs Promotion Committee chaired by Seiji Nakata, President and CEO of Daiwa Securities Group Inc. Through the distribution of the Bonds, Daiwa Securities Group shows its strong commitment and efforts to promote its SDGs goals and provides new investment opportunities to investors.
For more information, read the press release below: