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Blue ESG: financing a sustainable ocean economy

July 15, 2021

The financial industry has not yet realised the full extent of sustainable blue economy opportunities.

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Let 2021 be the death knell for corporate rainbow washing

June 30, 2021

Corporate performative allyship is turning the $1tn LGBT+ community towards brands that mean business instead.  

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Why development finance matters and why it needs changing

June 25, 2021

Governments must listen to critics about their development banks, starting from the ones within.

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Investors’ expectations key in climate risk

June 21, 2021

Accounting for investors’ expectations in climate scenarios is vital to risk supervision.

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Solving the puzzle of climate risk reporting

June 17, 2021

Understanding a company’s metrics is a daunting task, but it will be central to doing business in the future.

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How resilient is the financial system to natural disasters?

June 10, 2021

The Covid-19 crisis has reinforced the need to evaluate and address highly disruptive environmental-related events.

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Bankers must pass the Carney test

June 7, 2021

Working together is key to turning banking green.

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Sustainability reporting and trust in banks

June 3, 2021

The IFRS Foundation trustees are redefining sustainability reporting, with a focus on ‘enterprise value’ and ‘investor perspective’. Is this enough?

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Shareholders’ engagement is the only way towards sustainability

May 26, 2021

Selecting ‘good’ companies shouldn't be the only option for responsible investors.

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How to be a sustainability chief

May 21, 2021

As sustainability gets better defined within jobs and corporate structures, are banks getting it right?

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