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European Council formally adopts Shareholders’ Rights Directive

Yesterday on Monday the 3rd of April, the European Council adopted the final text of the Shareholders' Rights Directive (2007/36/EC). The Action Plan on European Company Law and Corporate Governance...

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GSIA releases biennial Global Sustainable Investment Review 2016

The Global Sustainable Investment Alliance (GSIA) released its biennial Global Sustainable Investment Review 2016, showing that global sustainable investment assets reached $22.89 trillion at the star...

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March Insight – CDP and Water Stewardship

When it comes to water stewardship, there is growing concern among investors, especially now that climate change is becoming a focal point for investors and companies alike. There is a strong concurre...

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Ambition and cohesiveness key to delivering CMU plans

In its response to the latest consultation on the Capital Markets Union (CMU) Mid-term review, Eurosif urged the European Commission to infuse more drive in the CMU policy framework and strive for po...

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Italy takes the lead on SRI

In the March edition of Valori, Eurosif's Executive Director, Flavia Micilotta, explores sustainable finance, the legislative push at both a European and a Member State level. Read the article in full...

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European Parliament votes through the revised Shareholders’ rights directive

Earlier today (14th March 2017), the European Parliament adopted the revised Shareholders' Rights directive, which was presented by the European Commission in April 2014. The revision of the Sharehold...

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ESAs publish a joint consultation paper on PRIIPs with environmental or social objectives

On Friday 10th of February 2017, the European Supervisory Authorities (ESAs) launched a consultation on a proposal to set minimum requirements, which manufacturers of packaged retail and insurance-bas...

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30 January 2017 - Eurosif Reports

Eurosif Report 2017

Eurosif is pleased to share its Annual Report - all the highlights and key developments from the past year. 2017 has been a great, landmark year for SRI which has opened up new opportunities for the...

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30 January 2017 - Eurosif Reports

Eurosif’s Annual Report 2017

Eurosif is pleased to share its Annual Report - all the highlights and key developments from the past year. 2017 has been a great, landmark year for SRI which has opened up new opportunities for the...

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30 January 2017 - Eurosif Reports

Disentangling the Finance-Climate-Inequality Nexus

Last week, FIR's President, Thierry Philipponnat, joined a round table, "Disentangling the Finance-Climate-Inequality Nexus", as part of the University of Zurich's "First Conference on Financial Net...

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30 January 2017 - Eurosif Reports

Antonio Tajani elected European Parliament’s President

MEP Antonio Tajani from the European People's Party (EPP) secured the majority of votes yesterday  (17th January 2017) to become the new President of the European Parliament. President Tajani has...

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30 January 2017 - Eurosif Reports

January Insight – PLSA members demand more accountability

The Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association (PLSA) is the UK body in charge of helping pension professionals run better pension schemes, representing £1 trillion in assets, and over 400 businesses....

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