EU, Policy and Regulation

Insurers face ‘unachievable’ EU sustainability disclosure requirements

The EU Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation’s labelling system aims to give market participants greater information about a financial product’s sustainable elements. (Photo: Adrian Dennis/AFP via Getty Images)

Insurers, who wield large amounts of capital, say more flexible sustainability regulations could help them to better channel investments towards the climate transition

In 2021, BlackRock consulted 362 insurance company executives across 26 markets, whose firms represent $27trn in investable assets, on their investment intentions and business priorities ...

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