The asset management industry plays a key role in meeting the objectives of the European Green Deal to make the EU’s economy sustainable. Our members integrate ESG considerations across their risk management processes and investment decisions. They develop sustainable investment products and foster transparency to fight greenwashing. This increases choice, trust and, in turn, retail investors’ participation. Overall, such efforts mobilise capital towards a fair and just transition to a climate-neutral economy by 2050.
EFAMA actively contributes to the development and implementation of EU’s sustainable finance initiatives. Among them are a comprehensive transparency framework for financial market participants, standards and labels for green financial products, classification of green economic activities and policies enhancing corporate sustainability reporting.
EFAMA's response to ESMA survey on collection of evidence on undue short-term pressures from Financial Sector on Corporations
Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) considerations play a crucial role in asset managers' investment decisions for several reasons:
Today, the European Commission has released their proposal for a regulation on ESG ratings and data providers.
EFAMA questions the threshold approach in ESMA’s proposed guidelines on the use of ESG terms in fund names
EFAMA has today published its response to the ESMA consultation on guidelines on funds’ names using ESG or sustainability-related terms. EFAMA members have concerns around the proposed numerical threshold approach as it may not address the underlying greenwashing issues our industry is facing due to the current lack of clarity on many key sustainable finance concepts.
EFAMA launches its new brochure "Sustainable investing explained in 9 questions".
Despite the growing interest and importance of sustainable investing, most EU citizens often find it difficult to navigate this relatively new investment landscape.
EFAMA's latest edition of its 'Asset Management in Europe' report provides an in-depth analysis of recent trends, focusing on where investments funds and discretionary mandates are managed in Europe.
The asset management sector is a crucial one for the European economy, with a key role to play in financing the green transition:
This is our 13th edition of the Asset Management in Europe report, which provides an in-depth analysis of recent trends in the European asset management industry, focussing on where investment funds and discretionary mandates are managed in Europe.