• EU regulator surveys banks on standard for classifying ESG risk exposures

    31 January 2024
  • Regulators open consultation on free EU database

    08 January 2024
  • EBA proposes EU develops 'two-tier' green loan standard

    18 December 2023

    The European Banking Authority (EBA) has proposed that the EU develops a voluntary EU Taxonomy-aligned EU green loan and mortgage standard similar to that for green bonds, but that a second non-taxonomy aligned tier should be allowed for a period of time.

  • EIOPA proposes capital charges on fossil fuel assets

    13 December 2023

    Fossil fuel-related stocks and bonds pose higher market risks to insurers that could be mitigated via additional capital charges on these assets, the European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (EIOPA) has suggested.

  • EBA finalises template for collecting banking climate-related data

    22 November 2023
  • ISS ESG launches tool to support banks amid EBA disclosure requirements

    09 October 2023
  • Financial institution SFDR reports fail to explain adverse impacts, regulators say

    28 September 2023

    Financial institutions need to improve how they explain why they do not consider the adverse impacts of their investment decisions, EU regulators have said.

  • EBA unveils climate scenario analysis templates

    21 July 2023
  • EIOPA welcomes growing 'convergence' of ISSB and EU standards

    27 January 2023

    EIOPA has welcomed what it called a convergence of the definition of financial materiality in EU and international sustainability standards.

  • Sustainable finance: key themes for regulation and policy in 2023

    06 January 2023

    The year ahead could be dominated by ESG-related regulation and progress on sustainability data initiatives, Michael Hurley writes