Connecting investors with growth
Since the launch of the EC Capital Markets Union (CMU) project, the insurance industry has been fully supportive of the project’s ambitious aims to boost European growth by strengthening the single European market and stimulating the sustainable development and integration of capital markets in Europe by removing barriers to investment.
The COVID-19 outbreak has further magnified the challenges Europe is facing, including achieving economic growth and technological innovation, maintaining global competitiveness, and addressing climate change and ageing societies. The insurance industry strongly believes that recovery efforts should encompass the EU’s strategic priorities: addressing climate change and advancing digitalisation.
Insurance Europe is therefore engaging with EU policymakers to identify issues that need to be addressed for the CMU to be truly effective, including: