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Our planet must remain livable and the financial industry plays a key role in securing its future: financial flows must be re-oriented from environmentally harmful activities to a sustainable economy.

Financial regulation, alongside other policies, should ensure private finance becomes an enabler of sustainable transition. This requires:

  • Transparency and corporate governance reforms to ensure real-world outcomes and prevent greenwashing.
  • Robust risk management and adequate capital levels of financial institutions to make them resilient, ensure a “safe transition” and avoid a climate-driven financial crisis.
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Report – Transition Planning for Insurers: A supervisory tool to improve climate risk resilience

Position paper

Game-changer: Financing the European Green Deal

A civil society briefing on financing a fair ecological transition
Consultation response

Response to EIOPA consultation on sustainability within Solvency II


Making Finance Serve Nature – Report

Finance Watch publishes landscape paper on natural capital and ecosystem services
Consultation response

Feedback on the Technical Expert Group preliminary report for an EU Green Bond Standard


Global Green Finance Index 3

The third edition of the Global Green Finance Index (GGFI 3) was published on 27 March 2019. It is a ranking of international financial centres – such as Paris, New York, Shanghai etc....
Open letter

Open letter to European Parliamentarians on the Taxonomy regulation

On 27 March 2019, one day before the European Parliament will vote on a Taxonomy Regulation, six NGOs published an open letter to urge Parliamentarians to ensure that the EU’s Taxonomy and definition...
Consultation response

Consultation on integrating sustainability risks and factors in MiFID II

Consultation response

Consultation on integrating sustainability risks and factors in the UCITS Directive and AIFMD

Consultation response

EIOPA consultation on integration of sustainability risks and factors

Consultation response

EU Ecolabel for Financial Products

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