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Category - sustainable finance

Commission publishes EU work programme 2021

The European Commission has announced its focus for 2021.  As well as continuing to work on managing the effects of the pandemic, its priorities will include: a “Fit for 55” packages to reduce emissions by...

Climate-related financial risks speech

Mr Kevin J Stiroh, co-chair of the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Risks of the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision and Executive Vice President of the Federal Bank of New York gave a speech on 14 October...

Green finance taxonomy in OJEU

The sustainable finance taxonomy Regulation has now (22 June) been published in the OJEU and takes effect 20 days after publication, with graduated application of the objectives on either 1 January 2022 or 1 January...

EP adopts green finance measures

The European Parliament has adopted legislation that sets 6 environmental objectives and allows activity to be labelled as environmentally sustainable if it meets at least one of them without significantly harming any...

Commission consults on Green Bond

The Commission has launched a targeted consultation on setting up an EU Green Bond standard. It wants to collect the views of interested parties to help it set up the standard. Consultation closes on 2 October