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ESG needs fewer options

September 24, 2021

The myriad of reporting frameworks that signalled industries’ support of sustainability now needs to go if banks care about investors’ trust.

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Why flexible green funding is essential for transition assets

September 23, 2021

The sustainable finance markets will only achieve their purpose of funding decarbonisation by taking a flexible approach.

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The slow march of gender diversity on US bank boards

September 22, 2021

Despite women now making up a majority of total bank employees in the US, men significantly outnumber women in senior executive positions.

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South-east Asia catches the sustainability bug

September 16, 2021

Although the region has arguably been slow off the mark in the adoption of green bonds, things are starting to change.

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Decarbonisation: is digital transformation a double-edged sword?

September 15, 2021

Digital transformation is helping financial institutions address the challenge of decarbonisation, but transformational technologies bring carbon emissions of their own.

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Gender equity needs more than anti-bias training

September 13, 2021

More meaningful data and better processes to hire and manage staff will help improve both gender balance and the bottom line, argues Nouriel Roubini, Kübra Koldemir and Paul Smith.

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How digital and green come together to change the world

September 13, 2021

Remote sensing and artificial intelligence, combined with blockchain technology, could help more accurately measure and manage sustainability-related risks.

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ESG commitments: words are good, but data is better

September 8, 2021

No matter how committed a firm is to enshrining sustainability into their business, the easy part is saying it. The harder part is proving it. 

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China’s 12 steps to turn green

August 26, 2021

A close look at the world’s worst polluter reveals a clear climate plan.

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Be hopeful about carbon markets

August 26, 2021

Carbon emissions trading is a realistic way of getting to net zero, argues the president of Bank of America’s international operations.

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