Positivéco’s Factsheets

21 February

Implementation of the new European taxonomy: What are the next steps?

2024-02-21T19:04:48+01:00

The European taxonomy applies to companies from January 2022. It covers more than 142 economic activities and 9 sectors and will radically transform the definition of performance for companies. The taxonomy creates a classification of economic activities and investments according to their sustainability. The European green finance [...]

Implementation of the new European taxonomy: What are the next steps?2024-02-21T19:04:48+01:00
24 January

New European ESG reporting standards (ESRS) and comparison with IFRS sustainability standards

2024-01-29T20:09:30+01:00

Companies subject to the NFRD must implement the CSRD as of 2025 for the fiscal year 2024. Companies covered by the CSRD are required to comply with the new European sustainability reporting standards developed for the occasion. [...]

New European ESG reporting standards (ESRS) and comparison with IFRS sustainability standards2024-01-29T20:09:30+01:00
10 January

The new 2024 European CSR regulations for companies to watch out for.

2024-01-10T23:39:12+01:00

What are the key new European regulations on the environment, sustainable development and CSR in 2024? Discover our overview of the 2024 European CSR regulations and the main tax, reporting, legal and strategic implications for European companies. When it comes to ESG, 2024 will see important "regulatory firsts" for Europe and its [...]

The new 2024 European CSR regulations for companies to watch out for.2024-01-10T23:39:12+01:00
19 July

The agricultural and forestry sectors: how does Europe intend to use its assets to decarbonise the continent?

2023-08-08T11:37:37+02:00

Europe expects a great deal from its agricultural and forestry sector if the Green Deal is to succeed. At EU level, the land use, land-use change and forestry (LULUCF) sector must produce 310 million tonnes of CO2 equivalent in net removals by 2030. Agriculture and forestry are the [...]

The agricultural and forestry sectors: how does Europe intend to use its assets to decarbonise the continent?2023-08-08T11:37:37+02:00
13 July

The Paulson Institute, a financial “think and do tank” to watch

2023-07-14T14:11:49+02:00

The Paulson Institute puts forward solutions based on the opening of markets, finance and green finance, the heart of its area of influence. What is the Paulson Institute and what is its mission? Created in 2011, the Paulson Institute presents itself as a "think and do tank" dedicated [...]

The Paulson Institute, a financial “think and do tank” to watch2023-07-14T14:11:49+02:00
5 July

SPOT inspection campaign by the AMF: 3 priorities to improve sustainability commitment compliance by asset management companies

2023-08-08T11:34:43+02:00

The European Commission has made sustainable finance one of the priorities of the Capital Markets Union, and a pillar in the drive to achieve carbon neutrality by 2050.  To raise the investment needed to meet the challenges of the Paris Agreement, the European Union adopted its "Sustainable Finance Action Plan" [...]

SPOT inspection campaign by the AMF: 3 priorities to improve sustainability commitment compliance by asset management companies2023-08-08T11:34:43+02:00
28 June

Leaders who dare: Esther Duflo

2023-06-28T07:38:01+02:00

Esther Duflo, who holds the 'Poverty and Public Policy' chair at the Collège de France and pioneered an empirical approach to the fight against extreme poverty, is co-recipient of the 2019 Nobel Prize in Economics. Who is Esther Duflo?   After studying at the ENS and the EHESS, [...]

Leaders who dare: Esther Duflo2023-06-28T07:38:01+02:00
22 June

Leaders who dare – Emmanuel Faber

2024-01-11T21:54:02+01:00

In this new series, Positivéco puts the spotlight on the influencers to follow. To tackle the monumental Emmanuel Faber, we read his book Ouvrir une voie (‘Paving a Way’), published by Editions Paulsen (in French).   Emmanuel Faber testifies about the difficulty of reconciling social and economic [...]

Leaders who dare – Emmanuel Faber2024-01-11T21:54:02+01:00
14 June

The “Common Good Summit”: our take-aways.

2023-08-08T11:35:46+02:00

The summit featured a first-rate panel of speakers. They took to the podium to share their thoughts on finance, the market and their role in society, and to try to establish a link with the necessary management of the common good. The 3rd Common Good Summit [...]

The “Common Good Summit”: our take-aways.2023-08-08T11:35:46+02:00
7 June

Sustainable Development Goals: Where do we stand at the global level?

2023-06-07T09:25:02+02:00

Part 2 2023 marks the halfway point in the global journey towards implementing the United Nations 2030 Agenda. In July 2022, the UN published The Sustainable Development Goals Report 2022. In our previous article, we summarised for you the state of progress in implementing these goals in Europe, and [...]

Sustainable Development Goals: Where do we stand at the global level?2023-06-07T09:25:02+02:00
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