EU makes far-reaching recommendations to grow sustainable finance
- Most comprehensive EU strategy on sustainable finance ever proposed is published today
- EU draws up critical plan to address the negative economic impact of crises such as climate change and poverty
31 January 2018, London: The EU High-Level Expert Group (HLEG) on sustainable finance today published its full recommendations for the first comprehensive EU strategy on sustainable finance.
The European Commission set up HLEG in December 2016 to boost the flow of money into sustainable finance to strengthen financial stability across Europe while addressing environmental and social issues that have a negative impact on our economies such as climate change, the pollution of our oceans, loss of farmland, conflict and deep poverty.