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  • 2° investing Initiative (France)
    23 August 2018 Non-governmental organisation (NGO)
    2° investing Initiative (France)

    ABOUT US 2° Investing Initiative is a non-for-profit, non-commercial organization based in Paris, London, Berlin and New York City. It is the leading research center on climate-related metrics for financial markets globally, and notably leads most EU-funded research projects on the topic. It regularly produces analysis and policy recommendations on the topic of financial institutions climate disclosures. 2° Investing Initiative has been...

  • The Investment Association (United Kingdom)
    23 August 2018 Business association
    The Investment Association (United Kingdom)

    The Investment Association (“the IA”) welcomes the opportunity to respond to the European Commission’s proposed Sustainable Finance Package, which will be of key importance in the promotion and development of sustainable finance throughout Europe and across the globe. The IA represents 250 UK-based investment management firms who collectively manage funds totalling EUR 8.1 trillion, of which EUR 2 trillion is on behalf of European clients. The...

  • BETTER FINANCE (Belgium)
    23 August 2018 Non-governmental organisation (NGO)
    BETTER FINANCE (Belgium)

    BETTER FINANCE welcomes this opportunity to comment on the European Commission’s regulation proposal on disclosure relating to sustainable investment and sustainability risks (amending Directive (EU) 2016/2341). EU citizens as savers and individual investors are the main provider of long term funding to the EU economy and are mostly by nature long term oriented, as their needs are often long-term ones: pension, home purchase, children...

  • European Savings and Retail Banking Group (Belgium)
    23 August 2018 Business association
    European Savings and Retail Banking Group (Belgium)

    ESBG supports the European Commission’s initiative on promoting sustainable investment products. Sustainable investments are of growing importance in the European Union, which is why European savings and retail banks are addressing the issue in depth. The legislative initiative of the European Commission offers the opportunity to eliminate some of the barriers for issuers and distribution and in this way to broaden the dissemination of...

  • BVI German Investment Funds Association (Germany)
    23 August 2018 Business association
    BVI German Investment Funds Association (Germany)

    Encouraging investments in sustainable products is a core element in the strive towards a more sustainable environment. Therefore, BVI is supportive of the European Commission’s Action Plan and the legislative proposals on Financing Sustainable Growth. A coherent disclosure how market participants integrate sustainability risks in their investment decisions and what strategies they apply to sustainable products will foster a more sustainable...

  • CDP Worldwide (Europe) gGmbH (Germany)
    23 August 2018 Non-governmental organisation (NGO)
    CDP Worldwide (Europe) gGmbH (Germany)

    Please see attached file with CDP Europe's feedback. CDP Europe is a subsidiary and part of CDP Worldwide, an international non-profit that drives companies and governments to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions, safeguard water resources and protect forests. Voted number one climate research provider by investors and working with institutional investors with assets of US$87 trillion, we leverage investor and buyer power to motivate...

  • Unipol Gruppo S.p.A. (Italy)
    23 Agosto 2018 Company/business organisation
    Unipol Gruppo S.p.A. (Italy)

    Nel ringraziare la Commissione europea per la proposta di Regolamento del Parlamento europeo e del Consiglio sull’informativa in materia di investimenti sostenibili e rischi per la sostenibilità recante modifica della direttiva (UE) 2016/2341, e per l’opportunità offerta di trasmettere delle prime osservazioni al riguardo, si desidera richiamare l’attenzione sui seguenti aspetti di natura generale. In primo luogo, al fine di garantire ai...

  • Insurance Europe (Belgium)
    23 August 2018 Business association
    Insurance Europe (Belgium)

    Insurance Europe welcomes the opportunity to provide comments on the European Commission proposal for a regulation on disclosures relating to sustainable investments and sustainability risks. Please find enclosed the Insurance Europe position paper, which includes our general and detailed comments on the EC proposal.

  • UKSIF (United Kingdom)
    23 August 2018 Non-governmental organisation (NGO)
    UKSIF (United Kingdom)

    UKSIF's position on all three of the Commission's legislative proposals are attached as a PDF.

  • FNV (Netherlands)
    23 August 2018 Trade union
    FNV (Netherlands)

    We believe that it would be of interest to link the platform to monitor and exchange good practices on the application of the SDGs created by the EC with the good practices of socially responsible investors who follow the SDGs (pension funds, etc.). For finance to contribute to sustainable and inclusive growth, it is necessary to integrate a minimum of ESG criteria into investment decision making. This should be in line with one of the...

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