Green Taxonomy: The EU Sustainable Finance Action Plan

In today’s episode we’ll learn about how the European Union is defining sustainability for investors and business.  Our guest is Nathan Fabian, Rapporteur for the Taxonomy Group of the European Union Technical Expert Group on Sustainable Finance.  The Taxonomy group is developing a green taxonomy for sustainable finance products that will form part of the EU’s action plan to promote sustainable finance and investment.  Nathan is also Chief Responsible Investment Officer at the United Nations Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI). 

We’ll be discussing Nathan’s insights into the work of the EU Taxonomy group gained from his role as Rapporteur and how the EU’s initiative will have significant implications for sustainable finance globally. 

In this episode:   

  • What the Expert Group on Sustainable Finance does in the EU 
  • What Nathan’s role as Rapporteur means
  • The role of the private sector in this work 
  • All about the proposed taxonomies 
  • Regulatory trends around the globe  

This episode's guest

Nathan Fabian
Nathan Fabian
Chief Responsible Investment Officer at the United Nations-supported Principles for Responsible Investment

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