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IIF March 2020 Global Regulatory Update 

The March 2020 IIF Global Regulatory Update provides updates on current work streams. 
 

AATG Episode 5 : Tjeerd Krumpelman, Head of Reporting & Stakeholder Engagement at ABN Amro

ABN Amro’s Head of Reporting and Stakeholder Engagement, Tjeerd Krumpelman, joins the latest episode of our “All about the Green” podcast. Speaking with the IIF’s Chief of Staff, Greer Meisels, the conversation explores some of ABN Amro’s innovative work in the impact measurement and reporting space including the bank’s journey towards integrated reporting.

Green Weekly Insight: Is Your Business Strategy "Climate Resilient"?

Financial institutions disclose more information about the resilience of their business strategies under different climate scenarios than firms in other sectors -- though there is still significant room for improvement.

Sustainable Finance Policy & Regulation: The Case for Greater International Alignment

Given the global nature of the climate change agenda, global leadership is essential to encourage the development of well-aligned and considered regulatory and supervisory frameworks across jurisdictions. However, there are already signs of fragmentation in several policy areas.

Sustainable Finance In Focus: New Approaches to Private Sector Funding for Sustainable Development

Welcome to 2020 -- the “Decade of Delivery” for the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Green Weekly Insight: The Race for Better ESG Disclosure

Could green be the new safe haven? Flows to ESG-dedicated equity funds remain robust in February. Global environmental, social and governance (ESG) disclosure varies widely: it’s more prevalent in Singapore, Malaysia and China but firms tend to focus on only a few data points.  Governance disclosures remain largely incomplete. The level of environmental disclosure is highest among firms in Europe, Hong Kong, and South Africa. Only 60% of large companies listed in the S&P 1200 index disclose data on carbon emissions. 

IIF President and CEO, Tim Adams, Delivers Opening Remarks At The IIF's 2020 G20 Meeting

Tim Adams, President and CEO of the IIF, opened the 12th annual IIF G20 Conference in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

Green Weekly Insight: What if? A closer look at climate scenarios

The sustainable bond universe is fast approaching $1 trillion, with green bonds making up over 70% of the total; Sustainable loans in vogue: a sharp rise in issuance in 2019-20 has brought total stock to over $500 billion; Understanding climate scenarios: the role of “representative concentration pathways” for greenhouse gases 
 

IIF Shares Its Regulatory Priorities With The New European Commission 

The Institute of International Finance (IIF) on February 11th conveyed its financial services regulatory priorities for engagement with the new European Commission in a letter to Executive Vice-President Valdis Dombrovskis. 

Frontier Market Debt Monitor: Rising Debt And Climate Risk

Driven mainly by government borrowing, the debt to GDP ratio in frontier markets hit a fresh all-time high of 114% in Q3 2019, with total debt nearing $3.2 trillion, up by nearly $75 billion in the first three quarters of 2019. 

 

 

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