On 18 June 2019 the Technical Expert Group (TEG) on Sustainable Finance – set up by the European Commission – published its technical report on the EU taxonomy. The report sets out the basis for a future EU taxonomy in legislation. It presents the results of the development of an EU classification system for environmentally-sustainable economic activities (‘Taxonomy’).
The published report constitutes a positive evolution of the interim results, which were submitted to the stakeholders for the first and second rounds climate change mitigation activities and adaptation activities.
Late April and early May 2021 have seen record rises in the price of EU emission Allowances (EUAs), reaching €50 per tonne of CO2.
Brussels, 06 May 2021 – The European Steel Association (EUROFER) welcomes the release of the EU’s updated industrial policy strategy, and the inclusion of a specific analysis on steel. It shows the EU’s support for sectors, such as steel, that are strategic to the European economy and that are pushing to rally and decarbonise in the post-COVID era, but that are dependent on an enabling framework preventing carbon leakage.
Second quarter 2021 report. Data up to, and including, fourth quarter 2020.