First look at the new sustainable finance strategy

NFU Blog 2021-07-14NFU Blog In my previous post, we were counting down to the Renewed Sustainable Finance Strategy and reflecting on some of the main challenges and opportunities it could address. On July 6th, the Strategy was finally presented – and while many of our...

Ahead of the Renewed Sustainable Finance Strategy

NFU Blog 2021-06-24NFU Blog With the adoption of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the Paris Agreement, the discussions on sustainable finance started to gain traction. One of the reasons for this was the realization that the achievement of the commitments...

EU Commission proposes regulation on AI

NFU Blog 2021-06-10NFU Blog Artificial Intelligence (AI) is being adopted by the financial industry at an increasing pace these years. Some estimates the AI market growing at 33% for the next six years and in a McKinsey study from 2020, 50% of their respondents...

Change of plans on the EU agenda

NFU Blog 2020-06-02NFU Blog In my previous post, we were counting down to the first one hundred days in for the (new) Commission President Ursula von der Leyen, and the flagship initiatives and priorities, such as the Green Deal, minimum wage discussions, AI, and...

Cooperation in the light of Covid-19

NFU Blog 2020-05-29NFU Blog While I have recently returned to the NFU secretariat (although not returning to the physical workplace) after finishing my thesis, it feels like decades have passed since I went on study leave in the beginning of March. Since then, a...