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An Overview of the HLEG’s January 2018 Report

An Overview of the HLEG’s January 2018 Report

Introduction: Context After a year of research, an interim report and a public consultation, the 20 members of the High Level Expert Group (HLEG) on Sustainable Finance released in January 2018 their final report.It includes policy recommendations to the European...
Leonardo DiCaprio

Leonardo DiCaprio

 Leonardo DiCaprio is the actor and philanthropist who uses his considerable fame and fortune topromote ESG investment practices around the globe. The star and his foundation havecontributed $30 million toward efforts to stem climate change. DiCaprio believes...
What is the European Commission’s HLEG?

What is the European Commission’s HLEG?

The sustainability context in the European UnionMany social, environmental and societal challenges face the European Union today. Acknowledging them, the European Union committed to several international initiatives, among them the Paris Agreement on climate change in...
Understanding social impact bonds

Understanding social impact bonds

A social impact bond (SIB) is a debt instrument that directly links its yield with a social outcome or series of outcomes. In technical jargon, the utility of the invested capital directly influences the return on the investment (ROI). Therefore, potential investors...