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Questions and Answers: European Green Bonds Regulation

Questions and Answers: European Green Bonds Regulation

The Commission is proposing today a Regulation to create the “European Green Bond Standard” or “EUGBS”. The EUGBS is intended to be a voluntary “gold standard” for green bonds. Use of the standard would allow companies and public bodies to more easily raise large-scale financing for climate and environmentally-friendly investments, while protecting investors from greenwashing. The standard will use the detailed definitions of green economic activities in the EU Taxonomy to define what is considered a green investment. […]