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Do we need a social taxonomy?

The FDEF House for Sustainable Governance and Markets (HSGM) at the Faculty of Law, Economics and Finance of the University of Luxembourg and the Luxembourg Sustainable Finance Initiative (LSFI) are pleased to invite you on Monday, 29th November from 16:00 to 17:30 (CET) to the online event “Do we need a social taxonomy?.


This session will look at the social dimension from the perspective of a member of the EU Sustainable Finance Platform, a microfinance player and a mainstream asset manager. Keynote speeches/short presentations by each panelists will be followed by a discussion moderated by the new chair of the Sustainable Finance programme of the University of Luxembourg (Prof. Michael Halling) to explore:

  • The EU draft social taxonomy and other existing international standards on the social dimension of investments.
  • The current status: where the industry stands and how the social dimension could gradually be taken into consideration.
  • The challenges ahead and how to overcome them.


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About the Luxembourg Sustainable Finance Seminar Series (LSFSS)
The LSFSS is a series of webinars organised by the House for Sustainable Governance and Markets (HSGM) at the Faculty of Law, Economics and Finance of the University of Luxembourg and the Luxembourg Sustainable Finance Initiative (LSFI). The aim is to raise awareness of sustainable finance and share best-practices, connecting academia and the financial sector. This edition also counts with the collaboration of SPTF, a global membership organization that works to advance social performance management (SPM), developing and promoting standards and good practices.This webinar is the 3rd session. You can access the previous event which focused on Myths and Realities associated to returns of sustainable investment strategies here.


Nov 29 2021


4:00 pm - 5:30 pm


LSFI (Luxembourg Sustainable Finance Initiative)

Other Organizers

University of Luxembourg