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19 June 2019

Green Bonds Pose Challenge to EU Sustainable Finance Initiative

Posted In: ESG

For years the EU, The European Parliament, and most recently, the capital markets union have wrestled with the notion of sustainable finance and how to strengthen the long term connection between society and the financial services business. With the emergence of environmental, social, and governance (ESG) standards, this connection is strengthening in equities but less so in bonds. So-called Green Bonds pose a number of challenges including taxonomy, liability regimes and disclosures.

In this podcast, Josina Kamerling, head of regulatory outreach for CFA Institute for Europe, explores the state of the discussion on Green Bonds and what developments investors and policy makers might expect in the coming months and year.

About the Author(s)
Josina Kamerling

Josina Kamerling is head of regulatory outreach for CFA Institute for the Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) region and is based in the Brussels office. She is responsible for supporting CFA Institute's EMEA policy development, advancing the impact of advocacy efforts, and promoting capital market integrity and investor protection issues.

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