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VBDO launches an Investor Guide on tax

VBDO - the Association of Investors for Sustainable Development - issued an investor guide on ​​fiscal responsibility and tax. The guide focuses on institutional investors and aims to provide inve...

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EU Commission adopts the ESAs package

Today, the Commission has adopted the European Supervisory Authorities (ESAs) package which is a significant step forward for a stronger supervisory architecture. When the EU overhauled its financi...

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September Insight – The Modern Slavery Act

“The first step to eradicating the scourge of modern slavery is acknowledging and confronting its existence.” – Theresa May, British Prime Minister In this interview, Paul Gerrard, Group Policy...

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Plant a tree – an EIB and WeForest initiative

In July 2007, the European Investment Bank launched its first Climate Awareness Bond. To mark the 10th anniversary of this milestone, the EIB has partnered with NGO WeForest in a project to make...

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Sustainable investment in Europe at a crossroads: GRI’s interview with Flavia Micilotta, Eurosif’s Executive Director

Sustainable and responsible investment is helping mobilize and direct finance towards building a more inclusive, stable and greener European economy. Here GRI talks to Flavia Micilotta, Eurosif's Exec...

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Responsible Investor: Eurosif’s Flavia Micilotta on helping SRI investors through HLEG

In the lead up to the public consultation on their Interim Report, the EU's High Level Expert Group on Sustainable Finance (HLEG) has been commissioned by Responsible Investor for a series of  though...

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UK Government Announces Corporate Governance Reform Package

This morning the Government set out its “world leading” package of corporate governance reforms designed to increased boardroom accountability and enhance trust in business. The reforms focus on t...

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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....

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August Insight – The Stockholm Declaration

The Swedish Development Agency, Sida, gathered a number of different Swedish investors and owners in 2016 under the concept Swedish Investors for Sustainable Development (SISD) with the specific aim t...

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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 environ...

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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 Sustainabl...

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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 m...

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