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Sustainable finance markets taking concrete form

For the finance sector, things are now getting serious: the Federal Government wants to make Germany a leader of sustainable finance and has commissioned a Sustainable Finance Advisory Council to prepare corresponding proposals. At the third German Sustainable Finance Summit, experts discussed a first position paper.

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19th Annual Conference

The 19th Annual Conference of the German Council for Sustainable Development (RNE) was held on 4 June 2019 at bcc Berlin.

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Wake-up call in New York, consequences here: RNE is co-founder of ‘Global Forum for National SDG Advisory Bodies’

With its five summits within a week, the General Assembly of the United Nations is aiming to accelerate realisation of the 2030 Agenda. More needs to be done towards implementing the Sustainable Development Goals on behalf of climate protection, world health and development finance.

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Documents

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Here you will find all documents of the council

Publications of the Council can be downloaded as PDF files, selected brochures can be ordered free of charge as print versions.

Events

Events

The most important events

Here you will find the events organized by the council and external events.

DIE ANSAGE: messages for New York

Please find here the 4 messages for New York formulated by “DIE ANSAGE”s audience on 17 September 2019.

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Inauguration of Sino-German sustainability dialogue

The Sino-German Sustainability Summit held in Beijing highlighted parallels between the two countries regarding discussions of sustainable business practice. Various RNE initiatives have attracted the interest of the Chinese and could contribute to sustainable development in China, too.

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Athens Sustainability Outlook 2019: do we need a sustainability passport for companies?

The German Council for Sustainable Development (RNE) is continuing the European dialogue on sustainability: a conference in Athens focuses on the topic of sustainable finance and the reporting of companies’ non-financial performance as well as examining how the Sustainable Development Goals of the United Nations can be integrated into education.

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Germany to assume a leading role in Sustainable Finance

This is the decision reached by the State Secretaries’ Committee for Sustainable Development at the end of February. It also announced the creation of a Sustainable Finance Advisory Council. Moreover, green and sustainable German Federal Bonds are to be reviewed with respect to their efficiency.

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