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ESG Linked Financial Assurance

Unlock Transparency and Credibility:

IFRSLAB's ESG Linked Financing Assurance in the UAE

The landscape of financial instruments is evolving rapidly, with ESG-linked financing instruments like green bonds and sustainability loans gaining significant traction. Investors are increasingly seeking purpose-driven investments, and independent assurance plays a crucial role in building trust and transparency in this evolving market.


IFRSLAB, a leading ESG consultancy firm in the UAE, offers comprehensive ESG linked financing assurance services to empower issuers of sustainable bonds and loans. We ensure that your financing instruments adhere to the highest ESG standards, fostering investor confidence and maximizing the impact of your sustainable endeavors.

ESG Metrics and Independent Assurance

Many lenders now require annual reporting of ESG metrics linked to financing arrangements, with a need for independent assurance. Our team ensures that your ESG metrics are accurately reported and independently   verified,   reinforcing   investor   confidence   and   enhancing   the   credibility   of   your sustainability initiatives.

Second-Party Opinions and KPI Performance Assurance

We offer second-party opinions for non-audited entities and provide assurance over KPI performance, ensuring  that  your  sustainability  objectives  are  met and effectively communicated. Our ESG linked financing  assurance  services  also  include workshops to help you understand the requirements and expectations of the assurance process.

Readiness Assessments

We conduct assessments for non-audited entities to ensure preparedness for sustainable financing.

Financing Options

Our team helps you understand the various financing options available for your sustainable projects.

Framework Development

We assist in developing a robust framework for your sustainable bonds, ensuring alignment with your sustainability goals.

Governance & Monitoring

We support you in establishing a governance and monitoring framework to oversee your sustainable financing activities.

Why Choose IFRSLAB for Your ESG Strategy?

Unmatched Expertise in the UAE Market

Our deep understanding of the local market nuances and regulatory landscape positions us uniquely to guide your ESG integration.

Tailored Strategies for Maximum Impact

We offer bespoke ESG solutions designed to align with your specific business goals and the UAE's sustainability objectives.

Comprehensive Support for Your Journey

From assessment to strategy development and ESG strategy implementation, we are with you at every step of your ESG journey.

Partnering for Transparency and Sustainable Growth

The demand for ESG-linked financing instruments is at an all-time high.  Partner with IFRSLAB for our ESG-linked financing assurance services.   Together, we can build trust with investors, maximize the impact of your sustainability initiatives, and unlock the full potential of sustainable financing in the UAE.

Why Choose IFRSLAB for ESG-Linked Financing Assurance?

IFRSLAB stands out as your trusted partner for ESG-linked financing assurance with our unparalleled expertise and commitment to sustainability:

Deep  Understanding  of  ESG  Principles: Our team comprises seasoned professionals with a thorough grasp of global ESG frameworks and guidelines relevant to sustainable bonds and other ESG-linked financing instruments.

Proven Track  Record  in Independent Assurance: We have a successful history of providing independent  assurance  for  various forms of sustainable financing, ensuring compliance and transparency.

Data-Driven Approach:  We  leverage  robust  data  analytics  to  assess the alignment of your financing instruments with established ESG metrics, guaranteeing the credibility of your sustainability claims.

Global Network and Market Knowledge: Our extensive network within the UAE financial market allows us to stay abreast of evolving regulations and investor expectations regarding ESG-linked financing.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

What is ESG linked financing assurance?

ESG linked financing assurance refers to the independent verification and assurance of Environmental, Social, and Governance metrics and practices linked to financing arrangements, ensuring transparency, accountability, and alignment with sustainability principles.

How does ESG linked financing assurance benefit investors?

ESG linked financing assurance benefits investors by providing them with confidence in the accuracy and reliability of ESG reporting, ensuring that their investments are contributing to sustainable and responsible practices.

What are sustainable bonds?

Sustainable  bonds  are  financial  instruments where the proceeds are exclusively used to finance or refinance projects with environmental and social benefits, such as green, social, or sustainability-linked bonds.

Why are ESG metrics important in financing?

ESG metrics are important in financing as they provide a framework for evaluating a company’s or project’s impact on environmental, social, and governance factors, which are increasingly considered by investors and lenders in decision-making processes.

What is independent assurance in the context of ESG financing?

Independent assurance in the context of ESG financing refers to the external verification of a company’s ESG  reporting  and  practices  by  a  third-party  assurer,  ensuring  the credibility and reliability of the information provided.

How does sustainable bond assurance work?

Sustainable bond assurance involves an independent review of the use of proceeds from sustainable bonds, confirming that they align with the core components of relevant sustainability principles and meet investor expectations for transparency and impact.

What are second-party opinions in sustainable financing?

Second-party  opinions  in  sustainable  financing  are  independent  assessments  provided  by  external experts to evaluate the environmental and social benefits of a sustainable bond or financing instrument, ensuring its alignment with established principles and standards.

Why is KPI performance assurance important for ESG linked financing?

KPI performance assurance is important for ESG linked financing as it verifies the achievement of specific Key Performance Indicators related to ESG objectives, ensuring that the financing is effectively contributing to sustainability goals.

How can IFRSLAB assist with ESG linked financing assurance?

IFRSLAB assists with ESG linked financing assurance by providing independent verification of ESG metrics, offering sustainable bond assurance, conducting second-party opinions, and ensuring KPI performance alignment with sustainability objectives.

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