• Nuclear, gas in taxonomy is 'biggest greenwash ever'

    06 January 2022

    Members of the EU Platform on sustainable finance have warned that the environmental credentials of the bloc's sustainability taxonomy will be irrevocably damaged if plans to include nuclear and fossil gas energy generation proceed.

  • Platform calls for review of taxonomy decision making, as document lands

    21 April 2021

    A group of experts has demanded a review of "the governance and transparency of decision making" around the European Commission's taxonomy of sustainable activities, amid criticisms of the final version, which was published today.

  • EU agrees "balanced" compromise Taxonomy deal

    17 December 2019

    The EU secured compromise on the Taxonomy to define what constitutes a green investment late Monday

  • EU agreement will make Taxonomy 'much more extensive in scope'

    06 December 2019

    A provisional agreement by the EU on the structural outline of its Taxonomy of sustainable activities has significantly broadened its scope and answered critics who suggested it would be too 'niche', according to a member of the team tasked with helping devise it.

  • Consultation on TEG's draft Taxonomy receives 6,900 responses

    06 December 2019
  • EXCLUSIVE: EU's TEG broadens taxonomy to include 'transition' activities

    31 May 2019

    The EU's Technical Expert Group on Sustainable Finance (TEG) has broadened the scope of its taxonomy to include activities that help transition to a net-zero economy by 2050, in a move that opens the door to some fossil fuels and internal combustion engines, Environmental Finance has learned.

  • Members of EU Technical Expert Group on Sustainable Finance announced

    13 June 2018

    The European Commission has announced the members of its Technical Expert Group on Sustainable Finance.

  • Skeleton EU sustainability taxonomy unveiled

    24 May 2018

    The European Commission today revealed the first concrete proposals under its ground-breaking sustainable finance action plan, including the bare bones of a taxonomy, which will underpin much of the development to come.