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Will the CSRD help banks hit new sustainability targets?

May 21, 2021

Once the EU directive is implemented, banks should be able to access much more granular climate data from companies.

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Chinese banks lag peers in efforts to tackle deforestation

May 13, 2021

As leading banks sign up to global standards, China’s financial sector is conspicuously out of step.

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Asia’s appetite for green bonds rising

May 10, 2021

As demand grows, investors are asking more questions about how their money will be invested.

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Climate change set to drive further bank model transformation

May 7, 2021

Technological, political and regulatory shifts led by environmental concerns could force banks to overhaul their operations.

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The shifts in female representation on bank boards

May 5, 2021

Legislation has spurred female representation on bank boards in a number of developed countries but others still lag behind.

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Financing floating solar

April 28, 2021

Don’t let the opportunity for floating solar energy drift by.

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Prepare for the accounting revolution

April 28, 2021

While the alphabet soup around accounting standards for ESG issues is as rich as ever, joint efforts are steering it in the right direction.

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Sustainable finance set to hit $3tn in 2021

April 28, 2021

Record first-quarter volumes confirm trend for sustainable bonds and loans.

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Central Asia pushes for greater energy diversity

April 23, 2021

Central Asia’s dependence on oil and gas is being challenged so the region is turning towards renewable projects to bridge the gap.

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Just look at the numbers: more women means better banks

April 21, 2021

Banks ignore the positive impact of women in senior positions at their peril.

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