On 13 June, Caisse des Dépôts successfully launched its first sustainability bond of €500mn with a 5-year maturity. As a long-term investor, it supports the evolution of the French society acting mainly for the transition to a low-carbon economic model and to reduce social inequalities, in line with the Sustainable Development Goals of the United Nations.
90% of the funds raised through this operation will finance green projects and 10% will finance social projects, in the following fields:
- infrastructures for the production and storage of green energy and heat;
- green real estate;
- site depollution and rehabilitation;
- digital access;
- education and professional integration;
- social and solidarity economy;
- social real estate;
- healthcare and medical and social care.
This initial bond issue of €500mn was successful and was quickly oversubscribed to with orders for a total of over €1.4bn.
To ensure transparency, Caisse des Dépôts will publish 3 reports on an annual basis: a statement on the proper allocation of flows; a certificate attesting to the conformity of projects with the eligibility criteria; the ESG indicators relating to
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