On behalf of the European Commission Mr John Berrigan, Director General of the DG Financial Stability, Financial Services and Capital Markets Union congratulated Mr Kovács.
The platform will advise the Commission on the development of technical screening criteria for the EU taxonomy, and policy development, amongst other things, as required by the the Taxonomy Regulation. The platform is made up of experts from the private and public sector. This group of experts will have four main tasks
1. Advise the Commission on the technical screening criteria for the EU Taxonomy, including on the usability of the criteria.
2. Advise the Commission on the review of the Taxonomy Regulation and on covering other sustainability objectives, including social objectives and activities that significantly harm the environment.
3. Monitor and report on capital flows towards sustainable investments.
4. Advise the Commission on sustainable finance policy more broadly.