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Welcome to the second edition of Sustainable Views

October 29, 2020

Banks' influence on business and the economy cannot be understated. But this influence is perceived as negative by many people.


Santander’s Ana Botin on the challenges of sustainable finance

October 29, 2020

Santander Group executive chairman on the tightrope banks must walk in providing finance to support a green transition, without shunning coal-reliant poorer nations.

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Can the largest fossil fuel financiers change?

October 29, 2020

JPMorgan has pledged to push clients towards aligning with the Paris Agreement.


Resetting the banking sector's moral compass

October 29, 2020

The dominant priority at major banks is the maximisation of short-term profits rather than serving the public interest.

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Debt markets can play key role in a sustainable economy

October 5, 2020

Bond markets playing vital role in driving forward global ESG agenda, says International Capital Market Association chief executive Martin Scheck.

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Welcome to Sustainable Views

September 30, 2020

Despite $30tn invested in ESG assets, there's still a lack of clarity about what it actually means.

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Encouraging firms to seek out black female talent in Brazil

September 30, 2020

Brazilian operations of leading banks have set up a recruiting programme to rebalance a sector dominated by white middle-class men.

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'We've reached a historic crossroads'

September 30, 2020

Sir Ronald Cohen and Standard Chartered CEO Bill Winters debate whether tougher ESG measures need to be enforced.

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Investor engagement on climate change has a long way to go

September 30, 2020

39% of asset managers unable to offer examples of engagement with boardrooms over climate issues.

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The role banks can play in easing social tensions in the US

September 29, 2020

US banks can work to ease rising social tensions, with or without help from the incoming president.

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