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IIF Sustainable Finance Monitor - August 2020

The IIF Sustainable Finance Monitor covers key developments in the global sustainable finance agenda. In the August issue, we discuss nature-related risks and biodiversity finance, central banks' green recovery efforts, key policy and regulatory updates, a market snapshot on ESG performance, and SFWG activities and events.

IIF Response to EC Consultation on a Renewed Sustainable Finance Strategy

On July 15, the IIF submitted a high-level response to the European Commission’s public consultation on the development of a Renewed Sustainable Finance Strategy (RSFS). Drawing on engagements with the IIF Sustainable Finance Working Group, this response is focused on topics of international relevance.

Building a Global ESG Disclosure Framework: A Path Forward

This IIF Staff Paper summarizes key international ESG disclosure frameworks and evolving regulatory approaches in major jurisdictions. The IIF encourages the relevant international standard setting bodies to take steps in the coming months towards a harmonized cross-sectoral ESG disclosure framework. 

IIF ESG Webinar: How to Integrate Climate Risk and Opportunities into Banks Credit Risk Framework

IIF Managing Director, and Head of Sustainable Finance, Sonja Gibbs speaks with David Carlin, the lead on the TCFD Banking Pilot Program for UNEP-FI, about how to integrate climate risk and opportunities into banks credit risk framework.

IIF Insurance Update March 2020 

The March edition of the Insurance Update provides targeted updates on IIF insurance activities and events, and highlights relevant IIF publications or related regulatory developments in other fields.

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.

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.

Sustainable Finance In Focus: Back to Basics - The Pyramid

As part of our new line of sustainability-themed research, we are launching a series of short "back-to-basics" notes, aiming to bring some clarity to the complex ecosystem of climate data, risk assessment methodologies, taxonomy and reporting. Our Sustainable Finance Pyramid sets out a framework of "building blocks" for the assessment of climate-related risks—and opportunities.  This toolkit supports effective disclosure—vital for regulators, policymakers and investors. 

IIF/EBF Global Climate Finance Survey: A Look At How Financial Firms Are Approaching Climate Risk Analysis, Measurement, And Disclosure

With a growing focus on sustainable finance, and particularly the need for a robust toolkit for climate risk management and disclosure, the Institute of International Finance (IIF) and European Banking Federation (EBF) conducted a joint survey of their members. The survey of 70 financial firms around the world, with total assets of nearly $40 trillion, finds that the streamlining of measurement and disclosure frameworks, and increased international collaboration, are key to strengthening the climate-related risk analysis and reporting toolkit.

January 2020 Global Debt Monitor: Sustainability Matters

The global debt-to-GDP ratio hit a new all-time high of over 322% in Q3 2019, with total debt reaching close to $253 trillion. Global debt is set to grow faster in 2020 and is estimated to exceed $257 trillion by the end of Q1 2020, driven mainly by non-financial sector debt. 

 

 

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