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Reflections on the HLEG report

In an article for Environmental Finance, Eurosif's Executive Director, Flavia Micilotta, outlines some of her key takeaways from the High-Level Expert Group on Sustainable Finance's Interim Report. "The report brings to the fore some of the crucial elements that have already been a part of the Sustainable and Responsible investors' agenda for a number of years and reaffirms their importance for the mainstream industry" To read the full article, please click here ...
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ESAs present advice on PRIIPs with environmental or social objectives

On the 31st of May 2016, the European Commission mandated the Joint Committee to provide its technical advice specifying the details of the procedures used to establish whether a PRIIP targets environmental or social objectives. The underlying goals were to set out indications for the manufacturer to follow to show potential retail investors and other stakeholders - including supervisors and market participants - the substance of these objectives, and how ...
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Eurosif at the Sustainable Development Festival

The Italian Alliance for Sustainable Development (ASviS) brings together 160 organisations, representing both the economic and the social communities. ASviS recently organised the first Sustainable Development Festival  with over 200 events that ran from the 22nd of May until the 7th of June. As the SDGs are primarily focused on the role the private sector plays in meeting the objectives set out in the Agenda 2030, ASviS organised their key event, in Milan on ...
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HLEG launches survey on its Sustainable Finance Interim Report

On the 18th of July, the European Commission's High Level Expert Group on Sustainable Finance (HLEG)  launched a questionnaire, following on from the publication of its Interim Report earlier this month. The aim is to gather targeted feedback on the analysis and reflections presented by the HLEG in the Report. It was launched during the public hearing on the report at the Commission by the HLEG Chair, Christian Thimann, as he presented ...
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FNG on the German G20 presidency

Following the conclusion of the German presidency of the G20, FNG has published a position on the progress made in terms of sustainable finance. Read the full position here ...
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HLEG Report published today

Today, the 13th of July, the European Commission's High Level Expert Group on Sustainable Finance (HLEG) published its Interim Report. This Report identifies two imperatives for Europe’s financial system. The first is to strengthen financial stability and asset pricing, by improving the assessment and management of long-term material risks and intangible factors of value creation, including those related to environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues. The second is to improve the ...
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Eurosif signs the Stockholm Declaration

Brussels, 3rd of July 2017 – On the 3rd of May, a group of the global investment community’s leading players gathered at the meeting Investing for sustainable development and sustainable impact towards 2030 in Stockholm and agreed to a Stockholm Declaration. The declaration is a firm commitment of those gathered to integrate the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) set out by the UN into their central framework. Reaching the SDGs ...
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VBDO launches Natural Capital and Finance consultation

What is the Finance Sector Supplement? The Finance Sector Supplement to the Natural Capital Protocol aims to provide financial institutions with guidance on how to incorporate environmental impacts and dependencies into their lending, investment and insurance decisions. The finance sector supplement is being developed by the Natural Capital Coalition, Natural Capital Finance Alliance and the Dutch Association of Investors for Sustainable Development (VBDO). What is the consultation? The draft Finance ...

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