This is a blog about sustainable finance from the Erasmus Platform for Sustainable Value Creation. We write our blogs to introduce you to the platform's work; to promote and foster thought leadership in the area of sustainable finance and to share our ideas. 

The Impact Economy: Balancing Profit and Impact

How can governments and companies be jointly empowered to have a positive impact on the SDGs?

Financing landscape restoration projects with blended finance: is collaboration key?

The role of intermediaries in blending investments for landscape restoration projects.

The investors’ way forward in Sustainable Development Investments; three steps

What are the next steps in Sustainable Development Investment?

A green recovery

COVID-19 is negatively affecting economic growth and society. But what happens to the environment?

Making societal value visible in corporate reporting

A case study on ABN AMRO’s impact statements.

SDG investing in practice

The SDGs are key to responsible investing but there are barriers to implementing them.

Persuading shareholders and investors to commit to the sustainable path

Committed and like-minded shareholders are the key to sustainable development.

Why green bonds are convenient for companies

Green bonds could drive sustainable financing shift from rhetoric to action.

Can we trust published CO2 emission data for investment decisions?

The $1million question for investors: which Dutch companies will thrive under a CO2 tax?

Greening monetary policy: an alternative to the ECB’s market-neutral approach

The ECB's market-neutral approach undermines the EU’s aim to achieve a low-carbon economy.