Stakeholder dialogue on sustainable finance – Final reports of the Technical Expert Group
In early March, the Technical Expert Group on Sustainable Finance will publish its final report on an EU Taxonomy as well as further user guidance in relation to its recommendations for an EU Green Bond Standard. To accompany these reports and provide a venue for an open exchange with stakeholders, the European Commission will organise a stakeholder dialogue on 12 March 2020.
The meeting will also provide an opportunity for stakeholders to discuss and express ideas on the upcoming renewed sustainable finance strategy, which was announced in the European Commission’s Communication on the European Green Deal.
To advance the work on sustainable finance, the European Commission set up a Technical Expert Group on Sustainable Finance (TEG) in June 2018. The role of the TEG has been to assist the Commission in the development of a unified classification system for sustainable economic activities (‘EU Taxonomy‘), an EU Green Bond Standard, methodologies for climate benchmarks, and guidelines for climate-related disclosure by companies. This event focuses on the final report in relation to the EU Taxonomy and an EU Green Bond Standard.