Sustainable Finance


Sustainable Finance

Sustainable Finance comprises transparency regulations for corporates and financial products.


The transition to a sustainable economy is one of the major challenges facing society in the coming decades.

  • Overview

Global agreements are gradually being translated into concrete legislation.

To the overview

  • Milestones

The UN 2030 Agenda and the Paris Climate Agreement adopted in 2015 are the starting point for legislation.

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When the European Commission launched the action plan for the creation of a Capital Markets Union (CMU) in mid-September 2015, legislative initiatives on Sustainable Finance comprised a mere 219 words.

  • Central building blocks

The 2020 Taxonomy Regulation is at the heart of Sustainable Finance.

To the Central building blocks

  • Financial sector

The financial sector is also covered by the regulation on Climate Transition Benchmarks, the Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation, the European Green Bond Regulation …

To the financial sector

  • Regulations and legal texts

The Sustainable Finance Regulation has so far not led to the development of 'joined-up' transparency rules on ESG information.



With a view to financing the transformation to a sustainable economy, Sustainable Finance is intended to redirect financial flows towards sustainable economic activity more effectively than in the past. Here, securitisation can and should make a contribution.