Understanding how and why individual ESG components can impact corporate performance, and consequently portfolio construction, security selection and risk management, is essential for mainstreaming sustainable finance.
Digital currencies remain the most widespread blockchain-based innovation to date. However, multiple other use cases are being tested in different economic sectors: post-trading of securities, energy grids, etc.
Irregular migration to Europe through the sea, though risky, remains one of the most popular migration options for many Sub-Saharan Africans. Policymakers have scaled up their efforts to deter potential migrants from embarking on this dangerous route.
Technology is rapidly changing the workplace and fears that robots will destroy jobs are dominating the discussion over the future of employment - but is this the reality? Businesses can grow rapidly thanks to digital transformation.
With 3 building blocks, 7 key areas of priority and 42 policy actions, has the Capital Markets Union (CMU) project been successful in delivering deeper and more integrated capital markets in the EU? The opinions on progress (or lack thereof) are certainly mixed.
For the past two years, CEPS has been researching the development of the platform economy in Belgium and, in particular, the way social partners, the government and workers have been reacting to this new phenomenon.
In response to the growing popularity of electronic payments, legislative security requirements have been strengthened with the Payment Service Directive 2 (PSD2) and the accompanying Regulatory Technical Standards (RTS).