Frankfurt, 15 April 2019The EFFAS Commission on ESG (CESG)has developed a survey to collectrelevant information on ESG issues. The survey has been circulated to the Secretary Generals of EFFAS member societies, with the kind invitation to circulate it among relevant members and encourage them to participate.
The link to the Survey https://www.surveymonkey.de/r/HL862NV will be active until 31st May.The results of the Survey will be shared with all the national member Societies.
ESG (CESG) EFFAS has not only been instrumental in communicating the needs of investment professionals in capital markets to corporates but has also provided practical advice in the form of Key Performance Indicators and interactive data formats. EFFAS CESG has also developed a training package to enhance the integration of extra-financials in classic investment methods.The CESGA programme aims to overcome this challenge by providing the necessary training for the efficient valuation, measurement and integration of ESG issues into investment analysis.Download the CESGA Brochure HERE (PDF)
EFFAS CESG joinedthe European Commission Technical Working Group on Sustainable Finance in spring 2018 represented by the CSEG member, Jose Luís Blasco. The main tasks of the Group are to assist the Commission in the development of an EU taxonomy of environmentally sustainable economic activities; an EU Green Bond Standard; a category of “low carbon” indices for use by asset and portfolio managers as a benchmark for a low carbon investment strategy; and metrics allowing improved disclosure on climate-related information.