This briefing in our ESG series focuses on the European Commission’s proposals for disclosure requirements in respect of ESG factors to allow investors to make informed investment choices about ESG products.
De Nederlandse Vereniging van Banken (NVB) ondersteunt op hoofdlijnen de voorstellen van de Europese Commissie voor duurzamer beleggen, zo schrijft zij in haar reactie op twee consultaties van de Europese Commissie (EC).
On 6 July 2020, the Netherlands Authority for the Financial Markets (Autoriteit Financiële Markten, the AFM) published a sector letter containing guidelines on sustainability in the context of new rules and regulations.
The European Commission’s work on integrating sustainability considerations is an “essential milestone” that will further encourage the availability of environmental, social and governance (ESG) products to European investors, according to the European Fund and Asset Management Association (EFAMA).
The comments were made in response to the EC’s consultations on delegated acts that seek to integrate sustainability risks and sustainability factors into UCITS, Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) and the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID).