ESG – European Commission Consultation – AFPDB position paper

ESG  – European Commission Consultation – AFPDB position paper

On the occasion of the European Commission Consultation on the renewed sustainable finance strategy, the French association of retail structured product manufacturers (AFPDB) would like to share its views with the Commission.

The AFPDB’s contribution to the consultation focuses on questions and topics targeted at experts (Section II) which get specific importance to the structured products industry:

  • Specific obstacles in current EU policies and regulations that hinder the development of sustainable finance (question 7)
  • Strengthening the foundations for sustainable finance
    • Company reporting and transparency (question 14)
    • Definitions, standards and labels for sustainable financial assets and financial products (questions 25, 29, 30, 33 & 34)
  • Increasing opportunities for citizens, financial institutions and corporates to enhance sustainability
    • Mobilizing retail investors and citizens (questions 49 & 50)
    • Better understanding the impact of sustainable finance on sustainability factors (questions 52 & 53)
Last update : 15 July 2020
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