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29 Sep 2023 - 17:44
BFF Bank S.p.A. announces the publication of its first Social Bond Framework

Milan, 29th September 2023 – BFF Bank S.p.A. (“BFF” or the “Bank”), the European leader for the management and non-recourse factoring of trade receivables due from the public-sector organizations and national healthcare systems, has today published its first Social Bond Framework (the “Framework”).

The Framework defines the Bank’s commitment to sustainable finance, with a particular focus on social topics, further strengthening the link between sustainability and our financial strategies.

ISS Corporate Solutions, one of the leading independent agencies in sustainability consulting, has released a “Second Party Opinion” confirming the Social Bond Framework consistency with the main international reference standards (the ICMA Social Bond Principles) and with the Finale Report on Social Taxonomy.

BFF is the first player in its sector to publish a Social Bond Framework, certified by an independent agency.

Intesa Sanpaolo – IMI Corporate & Investment Banking division – acted as structuring advisor.

PriceWaterHouseCoopers Italy assisted BFF for technical-specialist support.

The complete Framework is available in the Investors > Debt > EMTN Programme section of BFF’s website.