SFDR Consultation: Paving the way to formalise EU fund labeling?*

The European Commission initiated two consultations on 14 September 2023 to gather feedback on the Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation (SFDR). The goal is to assess SFDR’s implementation progress since March 2021 and find ways to enhance its effectiveness against greenwashing. The consultations target general stakeholders and experts in sustainable finance. They focus on improving clarity, usefulness of disclosures, costs, data, and alignment with other EU sustainable finance laws. Below is our summary of the key takeaways, including a useful comparison table between SFDR and other international fund labelling regimes such as the UK SDR, the US SEC and India’s SEBI. 

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