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Consultation Responses08 August 2022

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ShareAction response to the ESRS Public Consultation

ShareAction has responded to the public consultation on the Draft European Sustainability Reporting Standards (ESRS). We support the comprehensive and ambitious approach by EFRAG. Our consultation submission provides suggestions on how to strengthen the draft standards further.

Consultation Responses14 July 2022

Open letter to Banks July 14th 2022
Open letter calling to ensure banks and insurers account for climate risk

ShareAction along with 13 other organisations, writes an open letter to EU Policymakers to call for the adoption of a holistic set of rules to ensure banks and insurers identify, manage and mitigate climate-related financial risks.

Briefing01 July 2022

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How the EU can improve the Shareholder Rights Directive

In this briefing we explain why the EU needs to better embed sustainability in the Shareholder Rights Directive II (SRD II) that is up for review in 2023. Drawing on recent research, we show why the current SRD II provisions fail to set a strong sustainability standard.

Briefing21 March 2022

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Fossil Fuel Financing: why and how policymakers should combat oil & gas expansion financed by UK banks

We propose a set of meaningful actions policymakers can take to accelerate action by the UK banking sector and to support the Government’s ambition to restore energy price stability and create the world’s first Net Zero-aligned Financial Centre.

Report16 February 2022

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Nothing compares to EU? How the UK can show leadership on sustainable finance post-Brexit

The UK promised at the COP26 to become the world’s first Net-Zero-aligned Financial Centre. But it’s the EU making the major strides in sustainable finance regulation. While the UK has contributed to much of this work, what can it now offer while going it alone?

Consultation Responses13 July 2022

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Update to Green Finance Strategy – Call for Evidence

We write in response to BEIS’s call for evidence on its update to the Green Finance Strategy.

Consultation Responses13 July 2022

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ShareAction response to Call for Evidence on A Sector-Neutral Framework for private sector transition plans

The key goal of the TPT was to develop and improve market understanding of what good practice transition plans look like. However, we are concerned that the current definition is overly cautious and lacking in detail.

Briefing23 June 2022

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Going Beyond Insurers’ Voluntary Initiatives

Why policymakers must embed sustainability principles in mandatory insurance regulation Solvency II.

Consultation11 May 2022

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Civil society statement on the proposed EU Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence Directive

We joined over 220 civil society and trade union organisations to call on the EU to strengthen the proposal on Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence. We list our collective views on how to improve it.

Briefing09 May 2022

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Recommendations on Corporate Governance in the Draft EU Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence Directive

As part of its strategy to implement the European Green Deal and the Action Plan on Financing Sustainable Growth, the European Commission presented its proposal for a Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence Directive (CSDDD). This paper specifically addresses the parts of the proposal that relate to corporate governance and directors’ obligations, as well as to the responsibilities of the financial sector.

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