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  • Building a green premium in real estate

    04 April 2024

    An updated EU regulation is set to raise the game for energy-efficient buildings, which could have big implications for real estate investors. Michael Hurley reports

  • A giant - and growing - onion

    02 April 2024

    Eila Kreivi reflects on the learnings - and the tears - after decades of working in sustainable finance

  • EU releases biodiversity risk assessment framework

    22 March 2024

    The European Commission has published a framework to help financial institutions better measure and quantify biodiversity risk.

  • EU raises €7bn from first new green bond since 2022

    20 March 2024

    The EU has raised €7 billion ($7.6 billion) from a green bond in a deal that was more than 12-times oversubscribed.

  • Commission to delay review of Green Asset Ratio for banks

    18 March 2024

    The European Commission is to postpone a review of the much-maligned Green Asset Ratio (GAR) reporting indicator for banks, a key figure at the EU's executive arm has said.

  • Hopes landmark EU nature restoration law will pass, as elections loom

    14 March 2024

    An EU policymaker is "optimistic" that a landmark law to restore nature in the bloc will soon be adopted, the latest in a series of green policies which are expected to be completed ahead of elections later this year.

  • EU preparing biodiversity risk assessment framework

    13 March 2024

    The European Commission is preparing to publish a framework designed to help financial institutions assess nature-related risks in coming weeks, an Environmental Finance conference heard.

  • SFDR - still a work-in-progress

    13 February 2024

    What would investors like to see from Version 2.0 of the EU's much-maligned Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation? Michael Hurley reports

  • Natural Capital Investment EMEA: early bird ends on Friday

    08 February 2024

    The early bird rate for Environmental Finance's fifth annual Natural Capital Investment EMEA conference ends on Friday, so register now to save 20% on the delegate fee.

  • Investment groups urge EU to delay changes to SFDR

    07 February 2024

    European investment groups have urged the European Commission to delay proposed changes to the Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation (SFDR), as they warned of a risk to investor confidence in the regime and to the reliability of disclosures.