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As part of the European Retirement Week AEIP’s joint event with PensionsEurope took place on 29 November 2022! We look back at a great event with inspiring discussions on equality, diversity and inclusion (EDI) policy in pensions, and on the integration of Social and Governance (SG) considerations in investment decisions. We thank again our exceptional speakers for their great contribution to the programme. Also, a big thank you to all the participants! If you missed these interesting conversations, you can watch the Webinar on demand here. Please see here the press release ...
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The European Retirement Week kicks off today! This week aims to raise citizens' awareness of the need to save for retirement and achieve pension adequacy. Please see here the press release. During the European Retirement Week AEIP is co-organising two events and last-minute registration is still possible for both events! (E)SG: Social and Governance factors in Europe Organised by: AEIP and PensionsEurope When: Tuesday 29 November, 14:00 – 16:00 CET, online event The event will bring together pension fund representatives, experts, academics, policy makers, and stakeholders to discuss the opportunities and challenges for pension funds in implementing the European legislation ...
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In view of the ongoing legislative procedures and discussions on the Deforestation Regulation on 22 November AEIP adopted its position. AEIP welcomes the initiative on the Deforestation Regulation, and underlines that its members are strongly committed to combatting deforestation and forest degradation with the aim to achieve the EU’s sustainability objectives and protecting our ecosystems. Nevertheless, in relation to the current text of the Regulation AEIP emphasises that to fight global climate change and biodiversity loss there is the need to ensure that products sold in the EU do not come from deforested or degraded land, and this can best ...
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AEIP’s Annual Conference for 2022 which took place on 3rd November brought together decision makers and experts from various policy fields for a reflection on the crucial role of paritarian institutions of social protection in the transformation of the welfare models of the 21st century. The debates were aimed to fit in within the important policy initiatives which the European institutions are now launching in the context of pensions, healthcare and sustainable finance. The first panel discussion focused on some of the trends with major impact on the design and delivery of social protection as demographic trends, the new world ...
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The second edition of the European Retirement Week will take place from 28 November to 3 December 2022. The European Retirement Week is an initiative of 14 European associations with the goal of providing a platform to debate the future of pensions and raise citizens’ awareness on the need to save for retirement. During the European Retirement Week AEIP is happy to invite you to join: (E)SG: Social and Governance factors in Europe – 29th November Organised by: AEIP and Pensionseurope When: Tuesday 29 November, 14:00 – 16:00 CET, online event  The event will bring together pension fund representatives, experts, academics, policy makers, ...
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On 20 October AEIP submitted its feedback on the European Commission’s Call for Evidence on Strengthening Social Dialogue. AEIP’s response can be accessed here. In its input, AEIP stressed that it welcomes the call for evidence on strengthening social dialogue in the EU and considers it as an important step towards reconciling the European growth agenda with social rights and to support the implementation of Principle 8 of the European Pillar of Social Rights (EPSR). Furthermore, AEIP highlights that adequate and sustainable social protection systems can be designed through the paritarian model and the involvement of social partners at national ...
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AEIP is happy to  join as an official partner the 21st edition of L'AGEFI's European Finance Forum  (formerly known as the Global Invest Forum) on Wednesday, 5th October at the Peninsula in Paris. The European Finance Forum will keep on focusing around the main challenges faced by the asset management industry, but will also include a deeper dive into regulatory changes and major issues for the finance industry in general, 2 facets that our editorial team will make sure to cover during this full-day event. his summit is the European #1 event for the Investors and the Finance industry in ...
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On 7 September, the European Commission published the European Care Strategy for caregivers and care receivers. Through this strategy, the European Commission sets an agenda to support Member States in designing efficient policies to reform care as well as to improve the situation for both carers and care receivers. It calls for boosting access to quality, affordable and accessible care services and improving working conditions and work-life balance for carers. AEIP welcomes the European Care Strategy recognising it as a first step towards strengthening the provision of long-term care and providing better support to informal carers. In its position paper, ...
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On 18th July AEIP provided input on the Public Consultation of EIOPA regarding the regular information requests to national competent authorities (NCAs) for occupational pension information. In its consultation response AEIP highlighted that there are no compelling arguments to justify amending the existing requirements, given the cost impact of these changes especially for small and mid-sized IORPs and it remains too early to have a review of the previous information request. It would be appropriate to initiate potential new requirements after the review of the IORP II Directive, which is still in the process of full implementation and in all ...
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Following the adoption at the European Parliament of the EMPL/FEMM Report “Towards a common European action on care (2021/2253(INI))” on 5 July, AEIP joined a coalition of civil society organisations to endorse the resolution towards the European Commission. On 13 July 2022, the coalition sent a joint letter to the responsible Commissioners - Commission Vice-President for Demography and Democracy, Dubravka Šuica, Commissioner for Jobs and Social Rights, Nicolas Schmit, Commissioner for Equality, Helena Dalli, in order to make sure that the European Commission takes into account the EMPL/FEMM report in drafting the EU Care Strategy communication, foreseen for the 7th ...
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