BETTER FINANCE Response to the EIOPA Consultation on (re)insurance value chain and new business models arising from digitalisation

The InsurTech wave of innovation introduces and transforms existing business models. The extensive use of third-party providers and outsourcing may lead to both as well as a possible fragmentation of ...
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BETTER FINANCE Response to the Joint ESAs Consultation Paper on ESG disclosures

This document contains the response of BETTER FINANCE to the European Commission’s online survey (public consultation) concerning the consultation on the renewed sustainable finance strategy. BETTER FINANCE considers that the ...
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Joint NGOs Position on the EU Ecolabel for Retail Financial Products and comments on the Technical Report 2.0

The Commission is currently developing the EU Ecolabel for Retail Financial Products within the framework of the Sustainable Finance Action Plan. The Joint Research Center (JRC) has presented a proposal ...
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BETTER FINANCE Position paper on the New Consumer Agenda

The EU Commission intends to update the current Consumer Agenda (2012), which expires in 2020, to address the role of consumers in the post-crisis economic recovery, as expressed in the EU’s ...
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BETTER FINANCE Reply to the European Commission’s Consultation on the renewed Sustainable Finance Strategy

BETTER FINANCE believes that the main challenges and opportunities for next 10 years will be:
  • Reorienting the equity and bond funding towards sustainable investments.
  • The identification of sustainable investments ...
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BETTER FINANCE Feedback to the European Commission Consultation on obligations for investment firms to advise clients on social and environmental aspects of financial products

BETTER FINANCE welcomes the introduction of requirements for firms providing investment advice and portfolio management to ask clients about their non-financial objectives and preferences. This is an important step forward ...
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BETTER FINANCE Position Paper on Digital Finance Strategy

BETTER FINANCE welcomes the ECON’s legislative own-initiative report on Digital Finance to assess the regulatory and supervisory challenges on the digital financial market in order to guarantee a resilient digital ...
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BETTER FINANCE Response to the EC Consultation on a new digital finance strategy for Europe / FinTech action plan

The EU Commission should consider the following initiatives for EU financial service users:
  • Establishing independent savings products data bases which imply standardized Key Information on actual costs, performances and ...
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BETTER FINANCE response to the Consultation from the European Commission on the Review of the Non-Financial Reporting Directive (NFRD)

BETTER FINANCE welcomes the initiative of the European Commission (EC) to review the non-financial reporting directive. Currently, there are significant problems regarding the non-financial information disclosed by companies pursuant to ...
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