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Insights

How green and sustainable is China’s Belt and Road Initiative?

Aug 19, 2019
Ben Caldecott
How green and sustainable is China’s Belt and Road Initiative?
Map of China on a globe

How green and sustainable is China’s Belt and Road Initiative?

Aug 19, 2019
Ben Caldecott
How green and sustainable is China’s Belt and Road Initiative?

Why climate related financial disclosures matter

Jul 18, 2019
Dr Paul Fisher
Why climate related financial disclosures matter
starfish on sand

Why climate related financial disclosures matter

Jul 18, 2019
Dr Paul Fisher
Why climate related financial disclosures matter

Why banks must develop climate strategies

May 21, 2019
Dr Ben Caldecott
Ben Caldecott explains why new changes to banking supervision mean climate change must now be treated as a strategic issue by all UK regulated banks.
Why banks must develop climate strategies
Why-banks-must-develop-climate-strategies

Why banks must develop climate strategies

May 21, 2019
Dr Ben Caldecott
Why banks must develop climate strategies

How climate change could hit the financial sector

Apr 16, 2019
Paul Fisher
Extreme weather events are ever more common, and the seasons are unpredictable. But the impact of climate change goes beyond the natural world. Paul Fisher explains the nature of climate-related risk for the financial sector.
How climate change could hit the financial sector
legs-in-flood

How climate change could hit the financial sector

Apr 16, 2019
Paul Fisher
How climate change could hit the financial sector

Debt capital markets and financing clean energy

Mar 22, 2019
Dr Ben Caldecott
The stock of cumulative investment in clean energy looks set to increase annually by at least US$300bn to US$350bn over the next decade. But it will have to increase by much more if we are to meet the commitments implied in the Paris Agreement on Climate Change. This means that global debt capital markets must be accessed. Ben Caldecott explains why.
Debt capital markets and financing clean energy
Wind turbines on a green hill

Debt capital markets and financing clean energy

Mar 22, 2019
Dr Ben Caldecott
Debt capital markets and financing clean energy

Sustainable finance: What is the role of central banks in managing climate change?

Feb 06, 2019
Dr Paul Fisher
In most countries, central banks are the monopoly supplier of the narrow money base. Their principle responsibility is therefore ‘sound money’ which leads to various functions: controlling inflation, making sure the payments system works and doing what they can to maintain financial stability, sometimes including prudential supervision of banks. In small countries, they often deal with market conduct issues as well. Should they also have a role in managing climate change or in other aspects of sustainability?
Sustainable finance: What is the role of central banks in managing climate change?
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Sustainable finance: What is the role of central banks in managing climate change?

Feb 06, 2019
Dr Paul Fisher
Sustainable finance: What is the role of central banks in managing climate change?

Alex Fraser speaks at Abu Dhabi Sustainable Finance Forum

Jan 17, 2019
Alex Fraser
This Week is Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week and we're there working with ABU DHABI Sustainability Week and the Abu Dhabi Global Markets Academy to help accelerate sustainable finance. Our CEO, Alex Fraser, was a keynote speaker at Sustainable Finance Forum. Read his speech in full.
Alex Fraser speaks at Abu Dhabi Sustainable Finance Forum
Alex-Fraser

Alex Fraser speaks at Abu Dhabi Sustainable Finance Forum

Jan 17, 2019
Alex Fraser
Alex Fraser speaks at Abu Dhabi Sustainable Finance Forum

Sustainable finance: time for a shift of focus

Jan 13, 2019
Ben Caldecott
The December 2018/January 2019 edition of our member journal, Financial World, featured a series of articles looking at some of the issues around sustainable investing and its impact on both the planet and on financial services.
Sustainable finance: time for a shift of focus
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Sustainable finance: time for a shift of focus

Jan 13, 2019
Ben Caldecott
Sustainable finance: time for a shift of focus

Sustainable finance: if the spread is not tasty

Jan 11, 2019
Ouida Taaffe
The December 2018/January 2019 edition of our member journal, Financial World, features a series of articles looking at some of the issues around sustainable investing and its impact on both the planet and on financial services. Editor of Financial World, Ouida Taaffe, gives a summary of the issues covered.
Sustainable finance: if the spread is not tasty
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Sustainable finance: if the spread is not tasty

Jan 11, 2019
Ouida Taaffe
Sustainable finance: if the spread is not tasty