NEW YORK, July 6, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- BNY Mellon, a global leader in investment management and investment services, has been appointed trustee, registrar, paying agent and transfer agent for Brazilian food company BRF S.A.'s first green bonds, a 500 million euros senior notes issuance.
The proceeds of the euro-denominated offering are earmarked for eligible projects in energy efficiency, limiting greenhouse gas emissions, renewable energy, water management, sustainable and efficient packaging, sustainable forest management, and raw material reduction.
"As a firm that has made an early commitment in the area of environmental finance, BNY Mellon offers its clients a broad range of social finance options to help them shape global investment strategies that meet their financial and environmental priorities," said Sonia Chaliha, head of sales and relationship management for Latin America and Canada for BNY Mellon Corporate Trust.
BNY Mellon offers a wide range of social finance products and services that help mainstream investors meet their return/risk goals, while considering the environmental, social and governance (ESG) impact of their investments. BNY Mellon's Corporate Trust group supports clients' ESG needs through environmental finance products including custody of carbon credits, environmental trusts and escrows, green bonds and project finance. Learn more about social finance at BNY Mellon at www.bnymellon.com/socialfinance.
As of March 31, 2015, BNY Mellon Corporate Trust served as trustee and/or paying agent on more than 60,000 debt-related issues globally. Its clients include governments and their agencies, multinational corporations, financial institutions and other entities that access the global debt capital markets. The corporate trust business utilizes its global footprint and expertise to deliver a full range of issuer and related investor services and to develop customized and market-driven solutions. Its range of core services includes debt trustee, paying agency, escrow and other fiduciary business.
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