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Banks need to act now on disclosing climate risk

June 1, 2022

Disclosing climate risks is a new aspect of regulation that banks are coming to terms with, but lenders need to act now to avoid falling further behind as regulators ramp up their focus on ESG issues.

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EBRD climate chief addresses the difficulty in moving away from gas

May 27, 2022

Harry Boyd-Carpenter, managing director, green economy and climate action at the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, speaks to Burhan Khadbai about the bank’s climate strategy, what it classifies as green investments, the role of gas and the impact of the war in Ukraine on the sustainability transition.

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Big changes, but no big bang for UK capital markets

May 24, 2022

The Treasury’s recently announced changes following its wholesale capital markets review are significant, but not revolutionary — at least not for now.

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Eurozone banks under fire for poor climate risk disclosures

May 23, 2022

Lenders from the eurozone face increasing pressure and possible enforcement action for failing to meet the European Central Bank’s climate risk disclosure expectations.

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Portugal’s banks in good shape as they brace for economic fallout

May 17, 2022

Resilience gained through the painful post-global financial crisis restructuring has helped Portugal’s banks emerge from the pandemic with stable capital ratios, improved asset quality and ample liquidity.

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Citi transforms its healthcare and consumer offering

May 16, 2022

Chuck Adams, Citi’s global head of healthcare, consumer and retail investment banking, talks about the tectonic shifts taking place across the healthcare and consumer landscape, and how the bank is responding.

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Mazaro engineers 'crowdlisting' success

May 9, 2022

The Belgian firm, specialising in transmission technology for vehicles and industrial processes, achieved the first-ever ‘crowdlisting’ on Euronext Brussels. 

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SocGen supports Chile to continue blazing its sustainability trail

May 6, 2022

The Latin American republic, assisted by Société Générale, recently issued the world’s first sustainability-linked bond, and has taken an active stance on green issues for several years.

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Macroeconomic woes pile on the pressure in Turkey

May 4, 2022

Turkey’s economy is suffering, with critics claiming the situation is being exacerbated by government policy.

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Turkish banks weathering the storm

April 29, 2022

Turkey’s banks are coping well with the financial, digital, economic and geopolitical risks confronting them

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