Inaugural Green Bond

Caisse des Dépôts presents to investors, Green bonds that are issued in line with the robust and transparent framework Caisse des Dépôts has created :



  • Our issuance is fully consistent with the strategy of the group whose contribution to the ecological and energy transition is one of the four pillars.

    ⇒ Illustration : Caisse des Dépôts will use the proceeds for the purpose of financing or refinancing real estate assets, infrastructures for the production of renewable energies and rehabilitation of sites.



  • Our issuance is distinguished by a transparency on the characteristics of the Green bond (asset selection criteria, procedures for the evaluation and selection of projects, management of funds raised) and a communication in the form of reports on the commitments made (good allocation of flows, project compliance, ESG indicators).

⇒ Illustration : From 2017, Caisse des Dépôts will publish its first complete annual report dedicated to the Green bond.



  • Our vocation is to accompany the structuring of this market and as such to promote its best practices.

⇒ Illustration : Caisse des Dépôts, member observer of the « Green Bond Principles » (GBP), ensures compliance with its recommendations (GBP published in 2016 by the International Capital Market Association (ICMA)), especially that of using newspapers and external certifications.



  • The definition and implementation of processes (assets matching, selection of assets, publication of reports), both internal and external, simple, clear and readable is a priority objective.

⇒ Illustration : Caisse des Dépôts integrates all the procedures specific to the Green bond within its usual investment processes and procedures.



  • Our intention is to place this transaction in a process of ongoing improvement in its processes for monitoring the impacts of assets and their relationships.

⇒ Illustration : Caisse des Dépôts initiates, with its partners, a contractual work of the environmental objectives of the assets and their measurement.



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