In the wake of the European elections in spring 2019, EU citizens have witnessed a flowering of statements marking an important step in the development of a much-needed common and transparent language for mainstreaming sustainability in the financial sector. Within a few days, the European Commission adopted new guidelines on companies’ climate-related information reporting consistent with the TCFD’s recommendations, and 3 new key reports has been published by the EU Technical Expert Group on sustainable finance (on Taxonomy, Green Bond Standard, Climate benchmarks).Read, like, share and comment the full article on LinkedIn.
How long will our 21st century last? Scarcely started, many look at it with fear while others, unaware or cynical, pretend to believe that it is highly unlikely it will be finite. A paradoxical situation ensures: on the one hand, technological progress has never been so rapid and promising while on the other, climate change, deep social inequalities, the advent of populist leaders, the impoverishment of previously prosperous territories and the fear of downward social mobility are making our economies vulnerable and bring back memories of dark hours in our modern history.
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