DE - Launch of a Sustainable Finance Committee in Germany
On 6 June 2019 the German government created a Sustainable Finance Committee.
The Committee’s purpose is to advise the German government as it drafts and implements a sustainable finance strategy, as well as to pool existing expertise and foster dialogue between the relevant players. One long-term goal of the strategy is to use sustainable finance as a competitive advantage to boost Germany’s attractiveness for business and finance. The Committee is made up of representatives from business, civil society and academia, as well as representatives from a number of federal ministries.