High-level Debate on the Ambitious but Vague EUROPEAN GREEN DEAL: will it provide EU citizens with Sustainable Value for Money?

The new President of the European Commission refers to the European Green Deal as “Europe’s man-on-moon moment”. BETTER FINANCE strongly supports the Green Deal, the most important shift in European energy policy we have seen in the last two decades. But since the devil is in the detail, it raises the question whether the proposed measures are enough to reach carbon neutrality by 2050 and provide sustainable value for money for EU citizens as pension savers and investors? As proven by the CMU (Capital Markets Union) Plan, ambitious long-term goals are easier to set than to fulfill….