he reluctance of mainstream institutional investors to make impact investments in the high-risk regions where they are most needed, according to a recently published report by the Impact Taskforce, a G7-backed think tank..
The EU’s sustainable finance framework is already shaping the bloc’s investment landscape regardless of ongoing uncertainties around the full implementation of the new regulatory environment. But will it go far enough?
After more than a decade of working on sustainable finance at Deutsche Börse, Kristina Jeromin is now campaigning to become a MP for Germany’s Green Party. We need a whole new definition of returns on capital, she says.
It’s a new buzzword in Brussels. Social outcome contracting is seen by the European Commission as a tool for orchestrating social change, with the potential to unlock large amounts of private investment.
More transparency and clearer rules for investors are expected when the EU renews its sustainable finance strategy next week. Unless businesses are given real incentives to decarbonize, what investors can do remains limited, warns Eurosif.