- Publication date
- 1 March 2023
To meet the EU’s climate targets and help speed up society’s transition to a net-zero economy, investments in sustainable activities are needed. As long-term investors with an overall balance sheet of around €8 trillion, insurers in the European Economic Area (EEA) can play a significant role in putting our economies on a more sustainable track.
Based on the EU Taxonomy of sustainable activities and using the NACE classification framework, EIOPA analyzed how much of EEA insurers’ investments can be considered environmentally sustainable at present.