• EU strips biodiversity offsets from taxonomy

    14 June 2023

    The EU Commission has cut biodiversity offsets from its latest update to the taxonomy, following pressure from advisory group the Platform on Sustainable Finance (PSF).

  • NGOs resign from 'politicised' EU Platform on sustainable finance

    15 September 2022

    Several members of the EU's Platform on sustainable finance have filed a notice of their resignation following the furore around the inclusion of nuclear in the taxonomy of sustainable activities.

  • Make 'huge' taxonomy extension to cover entire economy, Platform says

    28 March 2022

    The EU's taxonomy of sustainable activities should be extended to essentially cover every economic activity - including to define activities that must be "urgently exited", an expert group has told the European Commission.

  • Will the taxonomy deliver?

    12 July 2019

    Will the EU's taxonomy succeed in boosting the flow of finance to a low-carbon economy, asks Elena K Johansson

  • EFRAG appoints European Lab Steering Group

    23 November 2018

    The European Financial Reporting Advisory Group (EFRAG) has appointed a steering group for the European Corporate Reporting Lab.

  • EU committee votes to strengthen ESG disclosure proposal

    06 November 2018

    An overwhelming majority of the European Parliament Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs (ECON) has supported a beefed-up version of a Commission proposal on sustainability disclosure and investors' duties.

  • EIB to phase out coal-fired lending

    24 July 2013

    One of the world's biggest energy lenders, the European Investment Bank, has adopted new lending policies expected to see it phase out the financing of coal-fired power plants.