Increasing green public investment while consolidating deficits will be a central challenge of this decade. A green fiscal pact would address this tension, but difficult trade-offs remain.
Bruegel Annual Meetings, Day 3 - In this session on the final day of the Meetings, our panelists will discuss the future of finance and its sustainability.
Is sustainable investing contributing to society’s climate and social goals, or preventing systemic change?
The size and scope of investments needed to reach net zero will have significant macroeconomic implications.
Far from being irresponsible know-nothings, retail investors provide a vital counterpoint to institutional investors.
The recovery facility will boost digital transformation, but questions remain whether it will be sufficient to achieve Europe’s digital ambitions.
How the G20 can support the recovery with sustainable local infrastructure investment.
Special-purpose acquisition vehicles could fill a gap in European equity markets and lure risk-averse investors off the sidelines.
The proposed EU green bond standard will be less prone to ‘greenwashing’, and the widest possible set of issuers and jurisdictions should be encouraged to use the standard.
An analysis of European Union countries’ recovery plans shows widely differing green spending priorities.
A net-zero emissions target is a powerful incentive for the low-carbon transition, but for bank supervisors, climate-related risks, not climate outcomes, should remain the focus.
Contrary to some narratives, China's business practices have improved, with a business environment that is generally more favourable than that in other large countries at similar levels of development.