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 consultation of the German Federal Government Sustainable Finance Council’s Interim Report, Deutsches Aktieninstitut has criticized a lack of confidence in market-economical solutions when it comes to the transformation process towards a more sustainable economy. In addition, Sustainable Finance-initiatives should be launched and promoted on the European level in order to prevent competitive distortions within Europe. The materiality principle has to remain the core-element of non-financial reporting.