The EU taxonomy is a new tool to help investors understand whether an economic activity is environmentally sustainable, and to navigate the transition to a low-carbon economy.

The UK will host COP26 in 2021, but it is so far unclear whether the UK will adopt the EU Taxonomy once we leave the EU. Requirements for reporting by pension funds come into effect in 2021.

EU Video explaining the Taxonomy (less than 4 minutes)

EU New rules to prevent ‘greenwashing’ and boost green investments

Criticism by WWF – World Wildlife Fund

European Green Deal

EU Technical Expert Group Reports

EU Background to the Taxonomy

UN COP 26 Climate Conference, November 2021, Glasgow