Dutch ESG regulatory policies are mainly formulated by the Dutch Authority for the Financial Markets and the De Nederlandsche Bank. The Netherlands plans to reduce carbon emissions by 50% in 2030 (compared to 2019) and become carbon neutral by 2050.
The Netherlands is at the forefront of sustainable fund development in Europe. According to statistics from the European Fund and Asset Management Association, the asset management scale of the Netherlands’ SFDR-based Article 8 fund has reached 17% of the total market size, ranking second in Europe.
The De Nederlandsche Bank (DNB) has released a document on sustainable and responsible investment
The Dutch Authority for the Financial Markets (AFM) plans to amend the EU Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation