The joint European debt issuance to finance the recovery from the coronavirus pandemic gives pension funds a new instrument for both interest rate hedging and generating social revenue, say Joris Schoenmakers and Wilfried Bolt.
Is there such a thing as a ‘Brussels Effect’ when it comes to acceptance of rules on sustainable finance, wonders Michel de Jonge.
In a series of blogs, Brenda Kramer who represents the Dutch pension sector in the expert group which develops the EU taxonomy on sustainable finance, focusses on different sectors. This blog is about agriculture.
On 24th September 2020, the European Commission presented the new action plan for strengthening the capital market union. On behalf of the Dutch pension sector, PGGM has actively contributed to this plan, according to Michel de Jonge and Nick Jansen.
ESG benchmarks can have unintended negative effects on emerging markets countries who are in need of capital to finance their development, Jeroen Verleun thinks
The market for green bonds is recovering now that countries are combining economic recovery and sustainability, writes Wilfried Bolt.
PGGM is committed to investing responsibly.
Trees are our natural allies in coping with the current climate and biodiversity crisis, Brenda Kramer thinks.