• EU Platform snubs SLBs in its climate investment stocktake

    05 April 2024

    Sustainability-linked bonds (SLBs) are set to be omitted from a stocktake of sustainable capital flows in the EU, highlighting doubts about the materiality and ambition of the targets used by the instruments.

  • EU expert group to examine how to hardwire taxonomy into transition plans

    29 January 2024

    An EU-mandated expert group is to advise the EU how criteria from its sustainability taxonomy can be "systematically integrated" to improve comparability and credibility of organisations' climate transition plans.

  • EU Platform begins transition plan work as it denies EU neglects issue

    29 January 2024

    A commonly held perception that the EU's sustainable finance framework does not support 'transition' activities is "wrong", the chair of an independent EU advisory group has said, as it begins work on what good transition plans look like.

  • Call for EU to create 'taxonomy-aligning' benchmarks

    13 December 2023

    The EU Platform on Sustainable Finance has proposed 'taxonomy-aligning' benchmarks that would select constituents based on the percentage of their investments in activities aligned with the EU's taxonomy.

  • How to complete the EU's taxonomy

    27 July 2023

    The creation of two types of sustainable investment will bring clarity to where transition investment needs to be focused, Helena Viñes Fiestas tells Michael Hurley

  • EU Platform announces data, taxonomy working group leads

    20 April 2023

    Representatives of Axa Investment Managers and SEB have been appointed to lead groups in the EU Platform on data, usability and monitoring capital flows towards sustainable investments.

  • Matthey appointed rapporteur for EU taxonomy working group

    08 March 2023

    Astrid Matthey has been appointed rapporteur of the EU Platform's technical working group, as the second iteration of the Platform met for the first time.