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ESG data as capital for sustainable developmenthttp://www.finanssiala.fi/en/news/Pages/ESG-data-as-capital-for-sustainable-development.aspxESG data as capital for sustainable development24.6.2020 5:59:00<div class="ExternalClass0D7A5B5D4C9241038111EA461CF2797F"><p>​<span style="font-size:18.2px;">Identifying and comparing the sustainability of investments can be difficult, slowing down the progress of sustainable investing. The positive and negative sustainability impact of activities must be made visible by measuring them with harmonised indicators. “What is measured is also taken into account when decisions are made”, pointed out MEP <strong>Sirpa Pietikäinen</strong> in the ESG Data Webinar held on 11 June.</span><br></p></div>1

 

 

COVID crisis boosts responsible investing: market turmoil presents opportunity for green revolutionhttp://www.finanssiala.fi/en/news/Pages/COVID-crisis-boosts-responsible-investing-market-turmoil-opportunity.aspxCOVID crisis boosts responsible investing: market turmoil presents opportunity for green revolution26.6.2020 4:52:00<div class="ExternalClass2E6E439C606D4E51AD6470C5A3A17B1E"><p>​The coronavirus crisis has steered more investment capital into companies that emphasise responsibility and climate action.<br></p></div>2

 

 

Vanhanen calls for sustainable investmenthttp://www.finanssiala.fi/en/news/Pages/Vanhanen-calls-for-sustainable-investment.aspxVanhanen calls for sustainable investment30.6.2020 13:56:00<div class="ExternalClassF45A99A8A60F473288FBF8A81FB9AD38"><p>​<span style="font-size:18.2px;">Matti Vanhanen, Finland’s Minister of Finance, promotes the urgency of sustainable investing. The criteria for sustainable investments must remain moderate so that sustainable businesses will attract enough financing.</span><br></p></div>3

 

 

Climate criteria must be taken into account in coronavirus recoveryhttp://www.finanssiala.fi/en/news/Pages/Climate-criteria-must-be-taken-into-account-in-coronavirus-recovery.aspxClimate criteria must be taken into account in coronavirus recovery26.6.2020 9:57:00<div class="ExternalClass4A2A552851CF49B2A24D85FC0A5C9A99"><p>The economy's c<span style="font-size:18.2px;">oronavirus recovery measures must include consideration of climate criteria. A single euro or billion can only be used once, which is why all governmental recovery measures must be examined also in light of their impact on the environment and climate.</span><br></p></div>4

 

 

EU paints digital financial regulation with broad strokes – the sector expects equal treatmenthttp://www.finanssiala.fi/en/news/Pages/EU-paints-digital-financial-regulation-with-broad-strokes.aspxEU paints digital financial regulation with broad strokes – the sector expects equal treatment2.7.2020 11:48:00<div class="ExternalClass3F3FA8077D134BB19C57C60A85433941"><p>Digitalisation of the financial sector is progressing rapidly, and European regulators are working hard to pave the way for it. Decision-makers want to promote digitalisation across the entire EU while keeping its various risks in mind. The Finnish financial sector views EU-level rules as a very welcome addition, emphasising that the new rules should be equal and long-lasting.<br></p></div>5

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Surviving the Great Lockdown must not be our only aim

Piia-Noora Kauppi, 16 June 2020

A few weeks ago I attended a webinar by Olivier Blanchard, former chief economist at the International Monetary Fund IMF. Blanchard is one of the most cited economists in the world, so I was very much looking forward to hearing his views on how the pandemic has affected public finances globally. 

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EU paints digital financial regulation with broad strokes – the sector expects equal treatmenthttp://www.finanssiala.fi/en/news/Pages/EU-paints-digital-financial-regulation-with-broad-strokes.aspxEU paints digital financial regulation with broad strokes – the sector expects equal treatment2.7.2020 11:55:052.7.2020 11:48:00
Vanhanen calls for sustainable investmenthttp://www.finanssiala.fi/en/news/Pages/Vanhanen-calls-for-sustainable-investment.aspxVanhanen calls for sustainable investment30.6.2020 14:05:0730.6.2020 13:56:00
Climate criteria must be taken into account in coronavirus recoveryhttp://www.finanssiala.fi/en/news/Pages/Climate-criteria-must-be-taken-into-account-in-coronavirus-recovery.aspxClimate criteria must be taken into account in coronavirus recovery30.6.2020 14:07:4626.6.2020 9:57:00
COVID crisis boosts responsible investing: market turmoil presents opportunity for green revolutionhttp://www.finanssiala.fi/en/news/Pages/COVID-crisis-boosts-responsible-investing-market-turmoil-opportunity.aspxCOVID crisis boosts responsible investing: market turmoil presents opportunity for green revolution26.6.2020 5:03:5426.6.2020 4:52:00
ESG data as capital for sustainable developmenthttp://www.finanssiala.fi/en/news/Pages/ESG-data-as-capital-for-sustainable-development.aspxESG data as capital for sustainable development24.6.2020 6:09:1624.6.2020 5:59:00
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