The EU Sustainable Finance agenda in 2021: Why EU Taxonomy matters

The ISFC, WiseEuropa and Equilibrium Institute on the 28th of January 2021 co-hosted a special event on the EU sustainable finance agenda for 2021 and its taxonomy regulation.


With the EU’s goal to become carbon neutral by 2050, greening the EU’s financial system will play a key role in achieving this aim. In early 2021, the European Commission is planning to reveal an even more ambitious sustainable finance agenda, one that strives to better integrate climate and environmental risks into the financial system and that strengthen the foundations for sustainable investment. This means that the regulatory landscape and incentive framework will change going forward, with a greater push for “green” spending. What will this mean for the Central European countries? What will it mean for non-financial and financial institutions?


  • Martin Spolc, Head of the Sustainable Finance unit in the European Commission’s Directorate General for Financial Services
  • Jana Brodani, Executive Director at Czech Capital Market Association
  • Norbert Kurilla – Adviser to the President of Slovakia & Vice-Chair of OECD Green Task Force
  • Piotr Dmuchowski – HSBC Poland, Head of Global Markets & Treasurer Poland; ESG Champion Markets CEESA
  • Maciej Bukowski, CEO at WiseEuropa

You can access the recording through the following link

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