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
REPORT – Financing Local Green Enterprises. Closing the funding gap for sustainable MSMEs in developing countries
Finance Watch and Green Economy Coalition have compiled the findings of seven case studies conducted in developing and emerging countries, in order to make a series of recommendations (economic and...
Feedback on the EFRAG exposure drafts on the European Sustainability Reporting Standards
Finance Watch welcomes the EFRAG proposals for ESRS. However, some changes are needed to ensure comparability of the corporate sustainability disclosures, improve user-friendliness of the standards, prevent green and social...
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...
Voluntary net-zero pledges are not sufficient. We need mandatory standards
Our new landmark report ’The problem lies in the net – How finance can contribute to making the world reach its greenhouse gas net-zero target’, provides policymakers the way to...
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