Sven Giegold
Mitglied der Grünen/EFA-Fraktion im Europaparlament

Sprecher Europagruppe Grüne


Taxonomy for sustainable investment: A green milestone

Today the European Parliament plenary adopted a draft regulation on a classification (taxonomy) of sustainable investments with a majority of Christian Democrats, Liberals and Greens, while Social Democrats abstained. This uniform classification sets criteria for the definition of environmentally…

EU’s tax haven blacklist starting to have an impact

European Union Finance Ministers (ECOFIN) have just agreed to further expand the list of jurisdictions included on the EU’s tax haven blacklist and which countries will remain on the grey list for further scrutiny. The blacklist, which is designed…

Trialogue agreement: breakthrough for whistleblower protection

An agreement on European whistleblower protection has just been reached midnight in the trialogue between the European Parliament, Commission and Council. Many years of Green campaigning for the protection of whistleblowers end in success. The German and French governments…

Whistleblower: Public pressure makes agreement likely tonight

At tonight’s trilogue meeting of the European Parliament, EU Commission and Council of Member States on whistleblower protection, a deal is considered likely. The crucial point is whether whistleblowers are forced to report internally in order to be guaranteed…

The pro-European party CDU says farewell to European democracy

CDU Chairwoman Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer (AKK) has outlined guidelines for her European policy in a guest article in the newspaper Die Welt. She called for intergovernmentalism and the European community method to be regarded as equal. MEP Sven Giegold, financial and…