Date: 20th November 2019

Besides addressing crucial environmental and social issues, the concept of sustainable finance should translate into investment products that are exemplary in complying with EU investor protection, governance and conduct of business rules. An investment can be as ‘green’ or ‘sustainable’ as you like, individual investors as long-term and pension savers will not entrust their lifetime savings to such products if they do not address their primary need for sustainable long-term value creation.