Joint ESA consultation on ESG disclosures

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Joint Committee
Sustainable finance
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The European Supervisory Authorities (ESAs) welcome comments on this consultation paper setting out the proposed Regulatory Technical Standards (RTS) on content, methodologies and presentation of disclosures under the Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation (SFDR).

The ESAs invite comments on any aspect of this paper. Comments are most helpful if they:

·       indicate the specific point to which a comment relates; 

·       contain a clear rationale; 

·       provide evidence to support the views expressed/rationale proposed; and

·       describe any alternative regulatory choices that the ESAs should consider.

 

The ESAs also invite specific comments on the questions on the draft RTS as listed in Section 4, and any input on the preliminary impact assessment in Section 5. 

To facilitate the responses, the ESAs have made available Annex 1 - Template principal adverse impacts statement in word format. 

Submission of responses

The consultation paper is available on the websites of the three ESAs. Comments on this consultation paper should be sent using the response form, via the ESMA website under the heading ‘Your input/Consultations’  Please send your comments in the provided response form by  1 September 2020.

Contributions not provided in the response form or after the deadline will not be processed. 

Publication of responses

All contributions received will be published following the close of the consultation, unless you request otherwise in the respective field in the template for comments. A standard confidentiality statement in an email message will not be treated as a request for non-disclosure. A confidential response may be requested from us in accordance with ESAs rules on public access to documents. We may consult you if we receive such a request. Any decision we make not to disclose the response is reviewable by ESAs Board of Appeal and the European Ombudsman.

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Individuals (92) Independent
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Government regulatory & enforcement (106) Advisory Committe of the Spanish National Securities Markets Commission (CNMV)
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Asset Management (88) European Fund and Asset Management Association (EFAMA)
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Insurance and Pension (93) Insurance Europe
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Banking (89) Febelfin vzw/asbl, Belgian Financial Sector Federation
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Banking (89) Austrian Federal Economic Chamber, Division Bank and Insurance
  • 56646
Asset Management (88) Austrian Association of Investment Fund Management Companies (VÖIG)
  • 56651
Banking (89) UK Finance
  • 56667
Banking (89) UK Finance
  • 56668
Legal and Accountancy (98) Centre for Housing law, Rights and Policy. Law School, National University of Ireland Galway.
  • 56670
Others (103) ACV Puls
  • 56712
Others (103) Finance Finland
  • 56721
Insurance and Pension (93) INREV - European Association for Investors in Non-Listed Real Estate Vehicles
  • 56725
Government, Regulatory and Enforcement (91) Deutsches Rechungslegungs Standards Committee
  • 56727
Asset Management (88) Standard Life Aberdeen
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Others (103) BIPAR
  • 56732
Asset Management (88) The international business of Federated Hermes
  • 56742
Asset Management (88) Legal & General Investment Management
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Others (103) Association of Real Estate Funds
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Others (103) Swiss Sustainable Finance
  • 56750
Insurance and Pension (93) Assuralia
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Banking (89) Dutch Banking Association (NVB)
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Others (103) Much-Net GmbH
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Regulated markets (100) IOGP - International Association of Oil & Gas Producers
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Banking (89) European Association of Cooperative Banks
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Others (103) ALFI (Association of the Luxembourg Fund Industry)
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Others (103) VEGAN FINANCE LLC
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Insurance and Pension (93) GDV
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Others (103) FuelsEurope
  • 56771
Others (103) Deutsches Aktieninstitut e.V.
  • 56775
Insurance and Pension (93) European Association of Paritarian Institutions- AEIP
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Insurance and Pension (93) PensioPlus
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Others (103) MSCI Ltd.
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CDP Worldwide (Europe) gGmbH
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Asset Management (88) AFG - Association Française de la Gestion financière
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Others (103) Index Industry Association - IIA
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Asset Management (88) Invesco
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Banking (89) ESBG
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Banking (89) European Banking Federation
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Banking (89) EUSIPA European Structured Investment Products Association
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Others (103) 2° Investing Initiative
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Others (103) Finance Denmark
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Asset Management (88) Swedish Investment Fund Association
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Others (103) GasNaturally
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Others (103) Global Reporting Initiative
  • 56818
Insurance and Pension (93) European Federation of Financial Advisers and Financial Intermediaries (FECIF)
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Others (103) RWE
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Insurance and Pension (93) Actuarial Association of Europe
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Others (103) Fundación ONCE
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Banking (89) Deutscher Derivate Verband
  • 56827
Insurance and Pension (93) Investment & Life Assurance Group
  • 56828
Asset Management (88) Assogestioni
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Investment Services (94) Swedish Securities Markets Association
  • 56831
Credit Rating Agencies (90) DBRS Morningstar
  • 56834
Government, Regulatory and Enforcement (91) Global Legal Entity Identifier Foundation (GLEIF)
  • 56838
Insurance and Pension (93) Allianz SE
  • 56839
Asset Management (88) BNP Paribas Asset Management
  • 56840
Asset Management (88) BNP Paribas Asset Management
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Banking (89) Związek Banków Polskicn
  • 56844
Asset Management (88) BVI
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Asset Management (88) ASPIM
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Others (103) PIMFA
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Banking (89) German Banking Industry Committee
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Asset Management (88) First State Investments
  • 56855
Asset Management (88) Capital Group
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Insurance and Pension (93) Dutch Federation of Pension Funds
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Others (103) NFU - Nordic Financial Unions
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Asset Management (88) DUFAS (Dutch Fund and Asset Management Association)
  • 56864
Others (103) Afep
  • 56865
Invididuals (96) BETTER FINANCE
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Others (103) FPSB Europe
  • 56868
Investment Services (94) Irish Funds Industry Association
  • 56870
Others (103) Climate Disclosure Standards Board
  • 56871
Others (103) WWF European Policy Office
  • 56872
Others (103) PCAF
  • 56873
Government, Regulatory and Enforcement (91) Central Bank of Iceland
  • 56875
Asset Management (88) Amundi Asset Management
  • 56877
Others (103) Investment Property Forum
  • 56883
Insurance and Pension (93) PensionsEurope
  • 56884
Others (103) Sustainable Finance Committee to the German government
  • 56886
Insurance and Pension (93) Polish Chamber of Insurance
  • 56887
Asset Management (88) Amundi Asset Management
  • 56888
Others (103) Sila Advisory - Business and Human Rights
  • 56889
Investment Services (94) Morningstar
  • 56892
Government, Regulatory and Enforcement (91) Office of Environment
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Insurance and Pension (93) Eumedion
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Asset Management (88) The Investment Association
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Banking (89) Italian Banking Association
  • 56898
Insurance, pension & asset management (104) Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI)
  • 56899
Others (103) European DataWarehouse GmbH
  • 56901
Asset Management (88) European Fund and Asset Management Association (EFAMA)
  • 56904
Others (103) Danish Institute for Human Rights
  • 56907
Asset Management (88) SIFMA AMG
  • 56908
Others (103) Moody's ESG Solutions/ Vigeo Eiris/ Four Twenty Seven
  • 56914
Asset Management (88) International Capital Market Association
  • 56916
Asset Management (88) Bundesverband Alternative Investments e.V. (BAI)
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Asset Management (88) Vanguard Asset Management Limited
  • 56919
Others (103) MEDEF
  • 56920
Others (103) Bloomberg L.P.
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Asset Management (88) GROUPAMA ASSET MANAGEMENT
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Investment Services (94) Verband unabhängiger Vermögensverwalter
  • 56924
Asset Management (88) California State Teachers' Retirement System (CalSTRS)
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Others (103) Global Witness
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Trade Repository (419) TISA
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Others (103) Global Witness
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Others (103) Global Witness
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Asset Management (88) M&G plc
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Asset Management (88) M&G plc
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Others (103) ShareAction
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Others (103) Financial Markets Law Committee
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Asset Management (88) Mirova
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U.S. Chamber of Commerce, Center for Capital Markets Competitiveness
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Others (103) UNI Europa Finance
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Banking (89) Fédération Bancaire Française
  • 56946
Trade Repository (419) TISA
  • 56949
Trade Repository (419) TISA
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Others (103) ISDA
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Others (103) CFA Institute
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Asset Management (88) Schroders
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Others (103) IHS Markit
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Others (103) Environment Agency Austria (Umweltbundesamt)
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Asset Management (88) State Street Global Advisors
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Legal and Accountancy (98) Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP
  • 56965
Others (103) Department of Social Insurance (Warsaw School of Economics)
  • 56967
Asset Management (88) Candriam
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Asset Management (88) Alternative Investment Management Association and Managed Funds Association
  • 56972
Asset Management (88) ICI Global
  • 56981
Asset Management (88) Invest Europe
  • 56982
Others (103) Business & Science Poland (BSP)
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Others (103) Zentraler Immobilien Ausschuss (ZIA) e.V.
  • 57185