Sustainable Finance

The impacts of climate change are real and urgent, and FIA stands with our member firms in a shared mission of helping the world manage transition risks and build a more sustainable global economy.

  • FIA responds to IOSCO consultation on carbon markets

    FIA has responded to an International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) public consultation on recommendations for establishing sound Compliance Carbon Markets (CCMs) and on key considerations for enhancing the resilience and integrity of Voluntary Carbon Markets (VCMs).

  • FIA joins associations in call for risk-based approach to CSDDD

    FIA has joined with three other associations in a whitepaper that highlights the importance of ensuring the proposed EU Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence Directive (CSDDD) takes a proportionate, risk-based and workable approach and that it provides a clear, practical and legally certain framework.

  • European Parliament publishes study aligned with FIA EU ETS advocacy 

    On 6 December, the European Parliament (EP) published a study titled "The role of financial operators in the ETS market," which investigated the role of financial actors, such as banks and investors, in the EU Emissions Trading System (ETS) and their role in determining price dynamics and volatility.

  • Enabling the Transition; FIA EPTA member’s commitment to supporting the transition toward sustainable capital markets

    Today, FIA EPTA published a paper on the importance of Secondary Markets for the transition towards sustainable capital markets. 

    FIA EPTA believes the key to a successful green transition are the secondary markets because they enable asset holders to buy or sell ESG products on behalf of end-investors, insurance holders, or pension participants. Market makers provide liquidity and choice to investment managers to adjust their portfolios, pursue their trading & investment strategies and manage their risk, at low cost and with ease globally.