• Policy Brief

    New study on TCFD-aligned climate reporting

    Policy Brief 3/2022 examines the chances and barriers linked to the implementation of TCFD-aligned climate reporting

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  • Media article

    More than ‘green’ and ‘brown’

    How sustainable finance can enable the transition

  • Policy Brief

    Closing the transparency gap

    Germany’s G7 presidency is an opportunity to promote sustainability reporting internationally

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  • Statement

    Germany introduces sustainable finance plan

    The members of the Sustainable Finance Research Platform welcome the German government’s Strategy

    Das Bild zeigt eine junge Pflanze in zwei Händen.

The Sustainable Finance Research Platform is a joint project involving five German research institutions that is funded by Stiftung Mercator.

With their independent research, the project partners aim to support stakeholders in politics, the financial sector, and the real economy in understanding and shaping the central role of capital markets in achieving a net-zero economy.

Partners of the Sustainable Finance Research Platform

Learn more about the project

News

  • Media article

    More than ‘green’ and ‘brown’: How sustainable finance can enable the transition

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  • News

    Kerstin Lopatta appointed to the EFRAG Sustainability Reporting Board

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  • News

    New Project Website

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  • Das Bild zeigt eine junge Pflanze in zwei Händen. Statement

    Germany introduces a comprehensive sustainable finance plan

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  • Publications

    • Scientific publication

      The Accounting Review: Spillover effects of tax avoidance on peers’ firm value

      This research examines spillover effects of tax avoidance on peers’ firm value using the setting of the European Commission’s state aid investigations of private letter…

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    • Policy Brief, Sustainability Reporting, Sustainability Risks and Opportunities

      PB 5/2022: Standardized stress test scenario can improve climate risk reporting

      More and more countries, regions, cities, companies, and financial institutions are defining climate neutrality as a strategic goal. So far, however, it is not possible…

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    • Policy Brief, Sustainability Reporting

      PB 4/2022: Key observations about the open EU consultation on the functioning of the EU ESG ratings market

      The European Commission has launched a consultation on the functioning of the ESG ratings market in the European Union and on the consideration of ESG…

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    • Policy Brief, Sustainability Reporting

      PB 3/2022: Raising transparency through TCFD-aligned climate reporting

      The availability of consistent and comparable climate-related information is a decisive factor in considering the effects of climate change for business and investment decisions. The…

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    • Policy Brief, Sustainability Reporting

      PB 2/2022: Closing the transparency gap: Germany’s G7 presidency is an opportunity to promote sustainability reporting internationally

      The German G7 presidency presents the opportunity to advance a central pillar of sustainable finance at the international level: mandatory disclosure of ESG risks and…

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    Events

    • Past events

      How Does the Understanding of Materiality Affect Non-Financial Reporting?

      Date: 23. March 2021 Place: Online-Event via Cisco Webex Type: Online discussion

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