Overview of sustainable finance

A Commission workstream that supports the European Green Deal aim of channelling private investment towards the transition to a climate-neutral economy.

EU taxonomy for sustainable activities

Works in view of the establishment of an EU classification system for sustainable activities, i.e. an EU taxonomy.

EU Green Bond Standard

Enhance effectiveness, transparency, comparability & credibility of green bond market & encourage market participants to issue & invest in EU green bonds

Corporate disclosure of climate-related information

Provides guidance for companies on how to report on the impacts of their business on the climate and on the impacts of climate change on their business.

EU climate benchmarks and benchmarks’ ESG disclosures

Works to enhance the ESG transparency of benchmark methodologies and to put forward standards for the methodology of low-carbon benchmarks in the Union.

Sustainability-related disclosure in the financial services sector

Sustainability disclosure obligations for manufacturers of financial products and financial advisers toward end-investors.

International platform on sustainable finance

The ultimate objective of the IPSF is to scale up the mobilisation of private capital towards environmentally sustainable investments.