Policy contributions

Eurosif always strives to reach a broad consensus within its membership when elaborating its positions. Positions of Eurosif however do not necessarily reflect the position of each and every individual member organization of each national Sustainable Investment Forum.

Infographic on the milestones of the EU Taxonomy
20 January 2022 Policy contributions

Infographic on the milestones of the EU Taxonomy

On the last day of 2021, the European Commission sent a draft complementary delegated Act on the EU Taxonomy to the Member States and the EU Platform for Sustainable Finance. Tommorrow they will have...
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CSRD – Why we need to get improved corporate sustainability data by 2024
18 January 2022 Policy contributions

CSRD – Why we need to get improved corporate sustainability data by 2024

Together with 11 organisations, Eurosif calls on EU policymakers to get improved corporate sustainability data by 2024. As the European Parliament and Council develop their positions on the EU Corpo...
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Eurosif welcomes the implementation of the EU Taxonomy rules as of 1st January 2022
09 December 2021 Policy contributions

Eurosif welcomes the implementation of the EU Taxonomy rules as of 1st January 2022

Almost nine months after its publication, Members States have cleared the EU Taxonomy Climate delegated act, establishing technical criteria for the economic activities that contribute to the climate...
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Infographic on Sustainable finance disclosure requirements
07 December 2021 Policy contributions

Infographic on Sustainable finance disclosure requirements

Last week, the European Commission made clear that the application date of the Regulatory Technicla standards (RTS) for the Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation (SFDR) will be delayed. Instead...
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Eurosif statement on risks arising from inclusion of natural gas & nuclear energy in the EU Taxonomy
24 November 2021 Policy contributions

Eurosif statement on risks arising from inclusion of natural gas & nuclear energy in the EU Taxonomy

The debate on the inclusion of natural gas and nuclear energy in the EU Taxonomy has intensified. It is not clear what the advantages of including these are. However, the risks of including these ener...
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Eurosif responds to IOSCO consultations – ESG ratings and Sustainability-related Practices for Asset Managers
16 September 2021 Policy contributions

Eurosif responds to IOSCO consultations – ESG ratings and Sustainability-related Practices for Asset Managers

The work of IOSCO on Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) ratings and data products providers is complementary to the work on the quality of ESG data and disclosures by issuers, as well as sus...
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Social Taxonomy and extended Environmental Taxonomy – Eurosif position
06 September 2021 Policy contributions

Social Taxonomy and extended Environmental Taxonomy – Eurosif position

Today Eurosif responded to the consultations of the EU Platform on Sustainable Finance regarding the Social Taxonomy and an extended framework for the Environmental Taxonomy. We support a Soc...
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Letter to the Commission – on the new EU Sustainable Finance Strategy
24 June 2021 Policy contributions

Letter to the Commission – on the new EU Sustainable Finance Strategy

Eurosif sent a letter to the European Commission (11/06/2021)  concerning the forthcoming Renewed EU Sustainable Finance Strategy. Read the full letter here. Our core recommendations are:...
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Eurosif gives public feedback on Taxonomy Article 8 Delegated Act
07 June 2021 Policy contributions

Eurosif gives public feedback on Taxonomy Article 8 Delegated Act

We are broadly supportive of the European Commission draft Delegated Act supplementing Article 8 of the Taxonomy Regulation (EU 2020/852), as it generally aligns with elements of advice issued by ESMA...
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Letter to the ESAs – Requesting clarifications around the Principle Adverse Impact Indicators of the SFDR
14 May 2021 Policy contributions

Letter to the ESAs – Requesting clarifications around the Principle Adverse Impact Indicators of the SFDR

On behalf of Eurosif, the European Sustainable Investment Forum, we request from the European Supervisory Authorities some technical modifications regarding certain principal adverse impact indicators...
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Eurosif response to the ESAs on Joint Consultation Paper concerning ESG disclosures
08 April 2021 Policy contributions

Eurosif response to the ESAs on Joint Consultation Paper concerning ESG disclosures

The European Supervisory Authorities (ESAs) invited comments on ESG disclosures under Regulation (EU) 2019/2088 on sustainability-related disclosures in the financial sector (SFDR). Eurosif and its...
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Position paper Taxonomy by Eurosif
08 March 2021 Policy contributions

Position paper Taxonomy by Eurosif

We are concerned about the current quality of the debate around the Taxonomy Regulation. Therefore there are a few key messages that we want to convey more widely (read our full Position paper):...
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