EU's green financing classification will redraw investment spectrum

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  1. Why is a regulation for green investments so important?

  2. Why might the jump of 25 percent in investments classified as socially responsible not be as impressive as it first seems?

  3. How might the European Commission go about green-classifying very different businesses?

  4. Why might highly specific taxonomy be important?

  5. Why might the chemicals sector be hard to classify?

  6. What does ESG stand for?

  7. Why is the European Commission also introducing another rule alongside its taxonomy?

  8. What is the goal of the European Commission’s plans for developing a green financing classification system?

  9. Which two disclosures are voluntary under the European Union’s current sustainability reporting regime?

  10. To whom does the EU’s 2014 non-financial reporting directive apply?