“Last Friday, more than 1.4 million young people in 120 countries around the world took part in a record-breaking event. It was the first ever global school strike for the climate, and it sent a powerful message: climate change is a global threat, and we urgently need to work together to stop it.”
The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has today published a statement on its approach to the application of some key MiFID II/MiFIR and Benchmark (BMR) provisions should the United Kingdom (UK) leave the European Union (EU) under a no-deal Brexit.
“S&D Euro MP Neena Gill achieved an important victory in the fight against climate change, reaching a deal with the EU Council on financial benchmarks that will encourage greater investment in the low-carbon economy”.
The Romanian Presidency of the Council and the European Parliament reached today a preliminary agreement on a proposal creating a new category of financial benchmarks aimed at giving greater information on an investment portfolio’s carbon footprint.