second party opinion

The confidence of having the largest national technology company as second party opinion for its Green Bonds

ISQ is the first national technology company to provide the Second Party Opinion service in Portugal. To this end, it is based on its staff of phD specialists, the accumulated experience in innovation in sustainability and combating climate change, and its technical and scientific capacity to issue internationally validated and accepted opinions.

how we do it

Based on the Green Bond Principles (GBP), Social Bonds (SBP), Sustainability Bond Guidelines (SBG), Climate Bonds Standard (CBS) of the International Capital Market Association (ICMA) and the Green Loan Principles (GLP) of the Loan Market Association (LMA) and the Environmental, Social and Governance Principles (ESG), ISQ analyzes and evaluates the suitability of the candidate projects for funding according to the eligibility categories.

Our analysis focuses on verifying the implementation of the 4 GBP components | LPG – use of revenues, the process of selection and evaluation of the project, the management of revenues and the transparent communication of its implementation (reporting).
Our methodology consists of holding meetings, interviews, consultations with the client, and document analysis, local observation, filling out checklist and preparation of technical opinion

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why ISQ

With more than 35 years of experience, ISQ is a private, independent, reably and accredited entity that develops activities to support industry, trade and services.

Our know-how, participation in research and development (R&D) projects and collaboration capacity with academia and specialized partners allows us to be at the forefront of knowledge and implementation of services in the area of environment and sustainability.

What sets us apart

  • The diversity of our services, addressing entire value chains
  • Comprehensive laboratorial capacity, both on site an in premises, with accredited laboratories equipped with the latest technology
  • The awarded and recognized quality and safety in our services
  • Relevant international partnerships with market leaders and entities such as the UN, ESA, CERN, ITER
  • The know-how of our team of PhDs, scientists, researchers, engineers and specialized technicians with relevant and solid experience
  • The close relationship with our customers, supported by a network of branches and subsidiaries around the world
  • The accreditations, certifications and notifications of most of the activities carried out
  • International activity in markets such as aerospace, nuclear fusion, physics and astrophysics, oil and gas, sustainability and circular economy
  • The ability to support you in Innovation activities

The Solutions Specialist is an expert in the market where your business operates, with an integrated view of our services and skills and how they can help you achieve better results.

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