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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?

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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.

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To face collective challenges such as climate change and rising inequalities, we need the positive power of finance to be put at our service.
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Make all banks address climate-related financial risks!

The primary global standard setter for banks seeks your input, as it sets the course for action on climate risks. Finance Watch urges you to express your views on this...

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#FiscalMatters: Join the discussion on Europe’s fiscal future

Too often important policy decisions happen behind closed doors. We need an open and accessible debate on Europe’s fiscal future.

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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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