Outreach activities of the Sustainable Finance TEG
Rebecca Vaughan made this Informationsfreiheit request to
Dear Financial Stability, Financial Services and Capital Markets Union,
Under the right of access to documents in the EU treaties, as developed in Regulation 1049/2001, I am requesting documents which contain the following information:
All documentation (including but not limited to all email correspondence, attendance lists, agendas, background papers, and minutes/notes) relating to the outreach activities undertaken by the Sustainable Finance Technical Expert Group (TEG) as listed in the TEG outreach plan. Specifically:
On the taxonomy:
- Commission workshops to gather additional expertise
On the green bond standard:
- Consult green bond issuers
- Roundtable with asset owners
- Questionnaire sent to data providers
- Roundtable with asset managers and index providers
- Roundtable with data providers
- Stakeholder meetings
- Open stakeholder meeting
Please produce the documents on a rolling basis. I would prefer that the Commission ’s search and deliberations concerning particular documents not delay the production of documents the Commissions has already retrieved and decided to produce.
40 Bermondsey Street
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Ares(2019)5088173 - RE: access to documents request - Outreach
activities of the Sustainable Finance TEG --- Ref. Gestdem 2019/4537
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Access to documents team (RC)
Dear Ms Vaughan,
We refer to your email dated 05/08/2019 in which you make a request for
access to documents, registered on 05/07/2019 under the reference number
Your application is currently being handled. However, we will not be in a
position to complete the handling of your application within the time
limit of 15 working days.
An extended time limit is needed as your application concerns a large
number of documents, which needs to be retrieved.
Therefore, we have to extend the time limit in accordance with Articles
6(3) and 7(3) of Regulation (EC) No 1049/2001 regarding public access to
documents. The new time limit expires on 06/09/2019.
We apologies for this delay and for any inconvenience this may cause.
Dear Ms. Vaughan,
Please find attached a reply to your request for access to documents dated
05/08/2019 registered under reference number Gestdem 2019/4537.
For the Stakeholder dialogue held on 24 June 2019, we would like to inform
you that a recording of the event and all presentations used are
accessible on a dedicated event website.
Information about the TEG can be reached through the Register of
Commission’s expert groups. You can follow the latest developments on
sustainable finance through our website.
In addition, you will receive printed copies of the attached documents.
Due to additional time needed for printing and dispatching, you will
likely not receive them before the end of next week.
Thank you for your interest in our activities.
With best Regards,
EC TEG Secretariat