As part of the Euronext Sustainability Week at the Italian Stock Exchange, the Infrastructure & Energy Day was held on Thursday, September 7th with meetings were held between leading Italian corporations and investors. As in previous editions, FS Italiane participated in the event which allowed company representatives to meet numerous members of the financial community, helping to keep the latter's interest in the company led by CEO Luigi Ferraris alive.
Marco Fossataro, Chief Financial Officer, Stefano Pierini, Head of Finance & Investor Relations, Vittoria Iezzi, Head of Debt Capital Market, Lorenzo Radice, Head of Sustainability, as well as Riccardo Moscucci, Debt Capital Market, and Francesco Cimino, Investor Relations, represented Ferrovie dello Stato Italiane.
Participation at the Milan event confirms FS Group's focus on sustainability issues and ESG criteria in the definition of corporate and financial strategies. Recently, in fact, Ferrovie dello Stato Italiane has distinguished itself for its tangible commitment to the development and promotion of sustainable financial instruments aimed at financing FS Group assets engaged in a significant investment plan to revolutionise mobility.
To date, FS Italiane has issued 8 green bonds making it the leading corporate issuer in Italy for green bonds, testifying to the company's strong commitment to sustainability and ESG finance.
FS Group's use of sustainable finance instruments is related to the investment features that comply with the EU Taxonomy criteria and that represent a key element for the country in its transition towards increasingly sustainable mobility.
With the aim of facilitating debates and discussions between companies and investors, Euronext Sustainability Week gave sector experts a stage to share actions in terms of sustainable growth, financing instruments and sustainable investment strategies. Numerous conferences, workshops and webinars were held by ESG experts, issuers, investors, government delegates and representatives of financial institutions from much of Europe.