This Spotlight interview examines the rise of sustainable finance and its impact on the 2030 Agenda. Regulations and public funds are drivers of sustainable finance, and the European Union has put forward many ideas to stimulate sustainable investing.
However, not only governments have to invest into sustainable development, but also private investors. “There is not a lack of money, but a lack of understanding how to invest sustainably”, says Alexander Bassen. The EU Taxonomy and ESG ratings play a significant role in enhancing sustainable investment.