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Regulatory Leverage: How Can the EU Foster a Green Investment Shift?


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Regulatory Leverage: How Can the EU Foster a Green Investment Shift?

Fourth episode of the podcast "CLIMATE ON AIR – Discussing the future of EU climate policy"


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The investment challenge is fundamental to mobilizing financial resources for the transformation toward climate neutrality. Every investment decision today locks us into a specific future –  we must be careful about directing investment flows meaningfully. Maximizing green investments and providing predictability for economic actors need coordination at EU level and policies effectively promoting the transformation towards climate neutrality. Key policies should consider, among others, a long-term climate investment plan, securing adequate public funding, and making sure the banking sector is implementing the existing regulations properly.

What policies do we need to promote investment and finance in support of the EU's climate ambition?

In this 4th episode, together with investment and finance experts Julie Evain (I4CE) and Thomas Pellerin-Carlin (I4CE), we unpack the regulatory framework for mobilizing green investments that are needed for a climate-neutral future. Can current EU financial policies provide predictability to economic actors? Which policies do we need to ensure a long-term vision towards climate neutrality?

We also explore the role of the banking sector and the use of banks’ transition plans to ensure banks consider climate-related risks and direct investments properly.

Tune in and enjoy the conversation!

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The podcast is produced by Ecologic Institute and Eastern University of Finland and is available online on the following streaming platforms: Spotify | Apple Podcasts | Deezer | Amazon Music and YouTube.

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The podcast is part of the 4i-TRACTION project, financed by the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme, funded under grant agreement No. 1011003884.


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Concept and Content: Ricarda Faber (Ecologic Institute), Katri Varis
Technical implementation and Communication: Chiara Mazzetti (Ecologic Institute)
Sound: Lena Aebli (Ecologic Institute)
Hosts: Ricarda Faber, Aaron Best (Ecologic Institute)
Interview partners: Julie Evain (I4CE) and Thomas Pellerin-Carlin (I4CE)

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41:43 min
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CO2 emissions, climate change, investment, transformation, policy, EU governance, climate neutrality