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Responsible investing is not only our privilege, it's our duty investing is not only our privilege, it's our duty28.2.2020 10:00:00<div class="ExternalClass2D4F6E0EA7264A098A0B77C7EA3974F9"><p>​<span style="font-size:18.2px;">Future generations must be able to live on Earth. We’ve finally woken up to the fact that everyone can make choices for the better, and I’m happy that sustainable investing has become a new financial megatrend.</span><br></p></div>Not to the front page
Competence creates productivity and well-being creates productivity and well-being21.2.2020 6:29:00<div class="ExternalClassA5F01C6FD1794505A16AAEBB3504DC3C"><p>​<span style="font-size:18.2px;">The financial sector has been shaken by massive changes over the past decade. Perhaps the biggest force of change has been digitalisation, which has transformed services at a rapid pace. It is not the only driving force, however: customers’ changing needs have also made it necessary to update operating models. The sector can best prepare for future challenges by ensuring the competence of its personnel.</span><br></p></div>Not to the front page
Insurance guarantee schemes should be regulated nationally – not at EU level guarantee schemes should be regulated nationally – not at EU level13.2.2020 5:30:00<div class="ExternalClass0E8B86B9787948A5BD6174E3F94DA222"><p>​<span style="font-size:18.2px;">The question of whether insurance guarantee schemes should be regulated with a directive is once again on the table in the European Union. Insurance guarantee schemes protect customers’ receivables in the event of an insurer’s insolvency. The schemes are usually funded through insurance companies’ joint liability.</span><br></p></div>Not to the front page
The Basel train is already on the move – what it carries to member states is up to officials and politicians Basel train is already on the move – what it carries to member states is up to officials and politicians20.1.2020 12:36:00<div class="ExternalClassF095B929D6C140D48F94DE6DBA7375CC"><p>​<span style="font-size:18.2px;">European banking regulation has multiplied in volume over the past ten years. It seems like in the process, the original reason for regulation has been forgotten: the protection of regular citizens and the companies employing them – that is to say, everyone who keeps the wheels of economy turning.</span><br></p></div>Not to the front page
Finland's time to shine with green finance and capital markets's time to shine with green finance and capital markets4.11.2019 8:00:00<div class="ExternalClass7D5E3582A108428CBED840A97798AE07"><p>​<span style="font-size:18.2px;">The work to curb climate change shifts gears as the financial sector starts to steer funding based on environmental considerations. ‘Green’ or sustainable finance is an essential tool of effective climate work and must be included in all relevant debate in the EU. </span><br></p></div>Not to the front page
The financial sector prepares against hybrid threats financial sector prepares against hybrid threats14.9.2019 8:04:00<div class="ExternalClassCA7FE30BFEC044FEB5DED5051D08D03C"><p>​<span style="font-size:18.2px;">Comprehensive protection of the security of citizens, including resilience against hybrid and cyber threats, is one of the priorities of Finland’s EU presidency. The Finnish financial sector fully supports this objective and is committed to achieving appropriate countermeasures in cooperation with the government and other industry sectors. EU finance ministers discussed the subject matter in their informal meeting of ministers for economic and financial affairs on 13–14 September.</span><br></p></div>Not to the front page
The heat is on heat is on17.7.2019 7:54:00<div class="ExternalClass57C43F55C94C4B98ABDC4553DB59CA5B">The hot summer has kept us concerned over what is happening to our climate. The Chief Risk Officer Forum has published an excellent study (<a href="">The heat is on – Insurability and resilience in a Changing Climate</a>) on what to expect from the future. For actuaries I also recommend the <a href="">Actuaries’ Climate Index</a>. The Actuarial Association of Europe (AAE) is currently finding out if we could create a European version of this index.<br></div>Not to the front page
A triple-win scenario for ageing triple-win scenario for ageing5.7.2019 5:39:00<div class="ExternalClass4191873F561649EB8E917A7BA042F24C"><p>​Finland’s new Government Programme sends a clear message to Finland and its ageing population: the employment rate must rise for the wheels to keep turning. The government has set a goal of raising the employment rate to 75% within the next four years, but it is only a waypoint – projections indicate employment must reach at least 80% by 2030–2040 to be on the safe side.<br></p></div>Not to the front page
Transparency register would ensure responsible lobbying register would ensure responsible lobbying24.6.2019 10:33:00<div class="ExternalClassCFFE82A56F8D4483BD14CB9E0B5FED99"> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:0.0001pt;line-height:normal;"><span lang="EN-GB" style="font-size:12pt;"></span></p>Finland’s new government promises more interaction with broader audiences to improve the workings of our society. The new Government Programme includes an important objective: Finland should adopt a transparency register for lobbying – and be the first of the Nordic countries to do so.<br></div>Not to the front page
What will Finland's EU presidency be remembered for? will Finland's EU presidency be remembered for?1.2.2019 7:30:00<div class="ExternalClass9D34610B6837404081A68B99C206AF66"><p>​Finland’s upcoming EU presidency takes place under interesting circumstances. Finland will hold the reins from July to December 2019, and the timing could not be more challenging.<br></p></div>Not to the front page