SFDR (Sustainable Finance Disclosures Regulation)

The EU Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation (SFDR) has had a huge impact on the responsible investment industry since it came into force in March 2021. This page features the latest news and analysis on the framework, how investors are navigating the world of Article 8, Article 9 and Principal Adverse Impact (PAI) disclosures, and how the rules could – potentially – see a major reform in the next few years.

LATEST SFDR COVERAGE

SFDR has helped drive fund decarbonisation, study finds

Article 8 and 9 funds decarbonised more on average than other sustainable funds after SFDR implementation, say researchers.

DWS calls for more stewardship disclosures in SFDR reform

Firm opposes mandatory baseline disclosures but backs new labelling system, while BVI and Eurosif also publish consultation responses.

EU regs in 2024: Riding the regulatory wave (and the big SFDR review)

Implementation and streamlining of existing rules in focus for 2024, with all eyes on EU elections in June and the implications for the sustainable finance agenda.
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Consultation update: SFDR not the right place for categories, says KLP

Norwegian pension fund unsure about category proposals as UKSIF, IIGCC and German academics and FNG label team deliver recommendations.
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Battle lines are drawn over the future of SFDR

Market participants disagree on future fund labelling system but mainly back disclosures for all funds, eliminating entity-level PAIs.

ADDITIONAL RELATED COVERAGE: ISSB

ADDITIONAL RELATED COVERAGE: CSRD 

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