EU urged to press on with sustainable finance

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By Jon Hay
28 Feb 2019

A group of nine NGOs, trade unions and other civil society groups have got together to produce an independent white paper setting out in detail how they believe the European Union’s Sustainable Finance Action Plan should progress. It calls on the EU to push ahead with the Plan, only some of whose targets have been acted on so far, and to take it further and deeper.

The group presented it at a meeting in Brussels on Monday, opened by Valdis Dombrovskis, the EU commissioner who has championed the sustainable finance agenda.

In March 2018 he set out the Action Plan, only two months after receiving the report of the European Commission’s High Level Expert Group ...

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