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.

Joint sustainable investment industry letter on CSRD
11 April 2022 Policy contributions

Joint sustainable investment industry letter on CSRD

Last week, Eurosif and the UN-PRI sent a letter to the EU institutions (the European Commission, the European Parliament, and the Council) regarding the necessity of net-zero disclosure in CSRD. Tr...
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Eurosif letter to ESMA on ESG Ratings an their role in the market for sustainable investment products
29 March 2022 Policy contributions

Eurosif letter to ESMA on ESG Ratings an their role in the market for sustainable investment products

On 21 March 2022, Eurosif sent a letter to Ms Natasha Cazenave, Executive Director of the European Securities & Market Authority (ESMA). The subject was the ESG Ratings and their role in the marke...
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Eurosif – position on the EU Green Bond Standard (EU GBS)
24 February 2022 Latest news and Policy contributions

Eurosif – position on the EU Green Bond Standard (EU GBS)

Eurosif position is based on the ideal design of the EU GBS; a design that would ensure the right balance between voluntary market uptake and an ambitious and credible bond standard. The position also...
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The inclusion of gas and nuclear undermines the credibility of the EU Taxonomy
03 February 2022 Policy contributions

The inclusion of gas and nuclear undermines the credibility of the EU Taxonomy

Following the approval in principle of the Taxonomy Complementary Delegated Act , Eurosif publishes its position regarding the inclusion of gas and nuclear in the EU Taxonomy. Eurosif acknowledges...
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Part of the variable remuneration of executive directors must be linked to the achievement of sustainability objectives
26 January 2022 Policy contributions

Part of the variable remuneration of executive directors must be linked to the achievement of sustainability objectives

On Tuesday 25 January,  Pascal Canfin, Member of the European Parliament and Chair of the ENVI Committee in the European Parliament, sent a letter to two Commissionners in charge of the forthcoming i...
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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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