This presentation discusses the European Union's regulatory response to sustainable finance. Some of the key takeaways from this presentation include:
- Increasing international focus on sustainable finance: Annual "investment gap" of €270 billion in environmental, governance and social investments (European Commission).
- Central banks are recognizing the impact on financial stability posed by climate change and resource depletion.
- New EU proposals to impose legal duties and disclosure requirements on institutional investors, asset managers and advisers.
- UK regulators are consulting on initiatives to increase the flows of green finance and to require firms to recognize the effect of climate change on their prudential management.
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