SFDR (Sustainable Finance Disclosure 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

EU regulators suggest introduction of SFDR sustainability scale for funds

European Supervisory Authorities also propose two fund label categories for revised SFDR.

Franco-German advisory bodies agree common SFDR position

German government’s sustainable finance advisory group and France’s IFD publish joint statement on SFDR's future while ESAs' opinion is imminent.
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Swiss finance bodies amend self-regulation ahead of government greenwashing decision

Federal Council set to review revised industry rules in coming months to inform plans for tackling greenwashing.
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No decision made on SFDR technical changes as expected 2025 start date looms

European Commission confirms proposed 'Level 2' changes to SFDR regime still being assessed, no timeline for adoption.

No clear preference on SFDR fund-labelling categories, says European Commission

Half of respondents to consultation want new category system, but Brussels says views are still divided.

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