Opening the 2019 Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank Annual Meeting in Luxembourg in the presence of HRH Grand Duke of Luxembourg, President of the Luxembourg Parliament, Fernand Etgen, Luxembourg Prime Minister Xavier Bettel and Luxembourg Minister of Finance and Chairman of the Board of Governors for the 2019 Annual Meeting, Pierre Gramegna, AIIB President Jin Liqun set out the Bank's commitment to drive the green economy through sustainable, adaptable and innovative infrastructure investment.
Le Sustainable Infrastructure Income Fund (SIIF) SICAV de ThomasLloyd a annoncé aujourd'hui avoir reçu l'Environment Label de LuxFLAG, l'agence indépendante de labellisation financière du Luxembourg. L'Alternative Investment Fund (AIF) à capital variable est domicilié au Luxembourg. Il est structuré comme une SICAV SA (OPC partie II) et il relève du régime dépositaire de la directive UCITS V. Le SIIF représente le premier fonds d'infrastructures public entièrement régulé, à capital variable et est disponible dans 26 classes d'actions dédiées pour les investisseurs de détail et institutionnels. Les options comprennent un choix de neuf devises disponibles sous forme d'actions de capitalisation ou de distribution.
On the occasion of its traditional “Chairman’s Dinner” held on July 10, the ABBL officially endorsed the principles for responsible banking as defined by the Finance Initiative of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP FI).
While finance professionals gathered in the Luxembourg Philharmonie to promote sustainable finance, the Luxembourg Green Exchange (LGX) marked a historic display of sustainable development bonds issued by the World Bank.
On 18 June 2019, the European Commission published several documents as part of its action plan on sustainable, including the results of the work of the technical expert group (TEG) on sustainable finance.
During LuxFLAG’s Annual General Meeting, the non-profit association reported a 30% increase in the number of labels issued in 2018, and labelled fund assets under management increased by more than 50%. In addition, LuxFLAG saw its Associate Member network grow by almost 70% in one year – a clear statement of the current momentum of sustainable finance.
The European Banking Authority (EBA) published today its 2018 Annual Report, which provides a detailed account of all the work the Authority achieved in the past year and anticipates the key areas of focus in the coming year.
The Board of Supervisors of the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has today established a Coordination Network on Sustainability (CNS), and appointed Ana María Martínez-Pina Garcia, Vice-Chair of the Comisión Nacional del Mercado de Valores (CNMV, Spain) to chair the CNS for two years with immediate effect.
Sustainable investing is a growing trend worldwide, and is starting to impact financial and business decisions in the broadest sense.
A new edition of FundsEvent will be organized next May 22nd in Luxembourg, during ICT Spring. The #1 event dedicated to funds selection professionals will bring together several key decision makers, who will, through conferences and round tables, discuss the following topic: "The End of a Cycle: How to Select your Funds?".