Position Papers

With our position papers we engage in political debates and expert discussions regarding capital market issues - representing the interests of our members. Each year, numerous and detailed positions cover the various areas of our work: the primary market, the secondary market, the governance of listed companies and the economic education.

Below you will find our position papers which focus on European legislation - mostly in English and partially in German language. All our positions including papers with focus on national topics you will find on our German website.

On the occasion of the EU consultation on a review of the non-binding guidelines for the European CSR-Directive, Deutsches Aktieninstitut has pointed at the necessity of adopting a proportionate and realistic framework on climate reporting not confronting companies with a mission impossible. In particular the reporting of Scope 3 emissions in accordance with the Greenhouse Gas Protocol is presently unable to render reliable results. The same applies for the concept of Scenario-Analyses as proposed in the recommendations of the Task Force on Climate Related Financial Disclosures (TCFD).