The next few years will be key in achieving Luxembourg’s climate goals, but sustainable finance has barely found place in parties’ election campaigns. Legislation and data accessibility will be key in meeting the expectations of the sector and academia.
Sustainability has found its place in Luxembourg’s mainstream in recent years, and this is no surprise. The country is home to 43 percent of all European ESG (environmental, social, and corporate governance) funds, according to figures by the finance ministry. While in other sectors sustainability receives public attention in abundance, sustainable finance is less of a hot topic. Still, it is highlighted as a priority by the ministry of finance and often touted as the trigger for meeting climate goals. So, it comes as a bit of a surprise to not see sustainable finance featuring prominently in any of the parties’ campaigns. Housing, purchasing power, education and healthcare usually lead the line. ESG policies or climate protection are identified by the CSV and LSAP as targets but remain in the background.
You want more? Get access now.
Zukunftsabo for subscribers under the age of 26€120.00/year
Already have an account?Log in