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  • Insurance 2030

    Date: June 1, 2015

    Sustainable development risks and opportunities including natural disasters, access to insurance, climate change and the low-carbon transition, aging populations and long-term investment are high on the agenda for insurance. This working paper has ...

  • The Experience of Governance Innovations in South Africa

    Date: June 17, 2016

    This paper explores whether the extent to which Regulation 28, CRISA and JSE Integrated Reporting Standards (referred to as governance policy innovations) have influenced the level of investment that integrates Environmental, Social and Governance...

  • Aligning the Financial System with Sustainable Development in the United States of America

    Date: February 1, 2016

    The US financial system is undoubtedly among the largest, most innovative and most sophisticated in the world. It is also clear that this is both a benefit and an impediment to non-governmental investment in sustainability and inclusiveness. To date...

  • China Green Finance Task Force Report: Environmental Cost Analysis

    Date: April 2, 2015

    China’s existing accounting system fails to effectively evaluate environmental costs, leading to them being interested in investment, commercial and policy decision-making. This paper sets out the case for creating a public non-profit environment...

  • Exploring Financial Policy and Regulatory Barriers to Private Climate Finance in South-East Asia

    Date: September 6, 2015

    This report is based on primary research carried out through interviews with finance industry practitioners, government officials, financial market regulators, and civil society actors in Indonesia, Phillipines and Viet Nam, as well as desk researc...

  • China Report: The Risks and Opportunities of Stranded Assets

    Date: October 6, 2015

    The rise and fall of different technologies, products and businesses are central to rising productivity in healthy, well-functioning markets. This process can result in “stranded assets”—assets that have suffered from unanticipated or premature...

  • 1st Update Report: Invitation and Background

    Date: June 7, 2014

    This is the Inquiry’s first update report. It outlines the starting points and questions for the Inquiry. Key questions include: Tomorrow’s Financial System – What are the emerging dynamics in the financial system and the real econo...

  • Monetary Policy and Sustainability – The Case of Bangladesh

    Date: August 20, 2015

    Central banks have wide ranging effects on the economy and society as a whole. Their decisions on monetary policy and sustainability are closely intertwined but the links between the mandates, objectives and instruments of central banks and a broad s...

  • Values Based Banking

    Date: August 21, 2015

    Values based banking is a diverse movement drawing in community banks, ethical, green and socially oriented banks and including cooperatives, credit unions, privately owned banks, B Corporations and public companies that is purposively oriented towar...

  • China Green Finance Task Force Report: Development Banks

    Date: April 2, 2015

    China is supporting investment in developing countries through the BRICS Development Bank, the Asian Infrastructure Invesment Bank and the Silk Road Fund. It aims to draw upon the experiences and rules of other multilateral development agencies t...

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