European Commission Vice-President Antonio Tajani has announced EU funding for a new programme to build the capacity of investors to integrate social, environmental and governance (ESG) information in their investment decisions.
The programme will be led by the International Corporate Governance Network and the secretariat of the United Nations Principles for Responsible Investment, together with the European Federation of Financial Analysts Societies.
Over a period of 12 months it will result in guidance on best practice in the integration of ESG information into investment decisions, as well as a comprehensive professional development programme.
Vice-President Tajani said: “The transformation to a sustainable economy will be driven by industry and investors together.
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