Inequalities, pollution, democracy: Finance has a huge impact on our daily life. We must ask ourselves: What should be the purpose of finance? How can citizens take control?Discover more
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Policy & Regulation
Our research and advocacy work aims at providing policy makers and civil society with technical arguments for defending the public interest in the debates around finance and financial regulation.Discover more
Policy Brief – “From Maastricht to Paris: Why climate change should be considered in a reformed EU fiscal framework”
Thirty years after the Maastricht treaty and twelve years after the Paris agreement, connections between climate change, debt sustainability, and the reform of the EU economic governance are often overlooked....
Response to consultation on the functioning of the ESG ratings market and on the consideration of ESG factors in credit ratings
Methodological requirements to incorporate the consideration of relevant ESG factors in the credit risk ratings should be strengthened, Finance Watch recommends in the EC’s targeted consultation. Priority should be given...
What is Finance Watch?
To face collective challenges such as climate change and rising inequalities, we need the positive power of finance to be put at our service.
This is what Finance Watch is all about.
Fossil fuel financing is taking the global economy to the point of no return. Sign our letter to prevent a Climate Lehman moment
The world economy cannot afford a financial crash on top of a climate crisis. Yet banks and insurers continue to play with fire by financing unsustainable energy sectors. Regulators need...
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