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EU GBS: what future as a voluntary standard?

Neil Day

Neil Day

The Covered Bond Report

More than one and a half years after the start of the consultation on the EU Green Bond Standard in the summer of 2021, the Commission, Council and Parliament concluded the trilogue at the end of February 2023 with a provisional agreement.

What requirements will the new label place on market participants and how is the voluntary standard likely to be received? On March 31, ICMA and the vdp, together with Neil Day, The Covered Bond Report, again hosted a one-hour virtual panel. Entitled “EU GBS: what future as a voluntary standard?”, Neil Day questioned experts Axel Fougner, EU Com, Séverine Alloy, AMUNDI, Ozgur Altun, ICMA, Maureen Schuller, ING, and Steffen Stachna, vdp.