Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation (SFDR): Imposes mandatory ESG disclosure obligations for asset managers and other financial market participants, effective from 10 March 2021.
Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD): An EU directive aiming to improve the energy efficiency of buildings within the EU. It mandates member states to set minimum energy performance standards for new and existing buildings and establish regular inspections of heating and air conditioning systems.
EU Taxonomy for Sustainable Activities: A classification system to clarify environmentally sustainable investments, part of the European Green Deal. It aims to prevent greenwashing and help investors make greener choices.
Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive (CSRD): Requires companies to report on the environmental and societal impact of their activities and mandates the audit of reported information. It is part of the Green Deal, aiming to make Europe the first climate-neutral continent by 2050.