EU Sustainable Taxonomy could help PE groups assess efficacy of corporate ‘green’ activities

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Private equity groups keen to bolster their ‘green’ credentials may wish to consider how they might avail of upcoming Proposed Taxonomy Regulation in Europe, as they seek to standardise, and measure, the real impact of sustainable investments in their portfolios.

As part of its Action Plan on Financing Sustainable Growth launched in March 2018, the European Commission sets out the importance of establishing a classification system to encourage a common understanding of sustainable activity, and to regulate such activity within a framework: thereby making it easier for investors to benchmark financial products that fall within the Regulation.

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