Against the backdrop of a sharp rise in public debt levels in emerging and developing economies—and the growing focus on climate vulnerabilities ahead of COP27—members of the Group of Trustees of the Principles for Stable Capital Flows and Fair Debt Restructuring met during the IMF/World Bank Spring Meetings to endorse the 2022 Update of the Principles.
A new report published today by the Institute of International Finance (IIF) lays out a vision for how the public and private sectors can increase alignment and maintain integrity in sustainable finance markets around the world.
The Institute of International Finance (IIF) announced today the new IIF Future Leaders Class of 2022. Participants were nominated by their firms based on a track record of achievement and their potential to become a leader in global finance.
Issuance of global ESG-labelled bonds could reach USD4.5 trillion per year by 2025, according to new research by Pictet Asset Management and the Institute for International Finance. Historically, ESG investing has been mostly focused on the equity markets, but with around USD4 trillion of capital required globally each year just to contain the threat of climate change, it is inevitable that more money will need to come from bond investors.
Tim Adams, President and CEO of the Institute of International Finance, issued the following statement in reaction to a report by the Center for American Progress and the Sierra Club on the role of the U.S. banking sector in global carbon emissions.
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