Rome, 1st July 2019
FS published the updated Green Bond Framework today on website fsitaliane.it.
New regional trains Rock and Pop confirmed among the Eligible Green Projects.
The new Framework envisages also the high-speed trains - already in the first green bond along with the regional trains – and, as new entry, the new electric locomotives and wagons for freight transport.
FS Italiane will be the first European corporate issuer to finance freight rolling stocks through green bonds.
FS Italiane is the first Italian Issuer to obtain the Climate Bonds Initiative certification on a potential second green bond issuance. CBI is an international no-profit organization with the mission of encouraging a sustainable finance worldwide to fight the climate change. This key certification, confirms the FS commitment on the environmental sustainability and full compliance of its investments programme with the ESG criteria.
The Second Party Opinion, released by the accredited agency Sustainalytics, confirmed the FS Framework is credible and impactful and aligned with the Green Bond Principles 2018.
Further information on the FS Green Bond programme, including the Investor Presentation are available at the following link: