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Our planet must remain livable and the financial industry plays a key role in securing its future: financial flows must be re-oriented from environmentally harmful activities to a sustainable economy.

Financial regulation, alongside other policies, should ensure private finance becomes an enabler of sustainable transition. This requires:

  • Transparency and corporate governance reforms to ensure real-world outcomes and prevent greenwashing.
  • Robust risk management and adequate capital levels of financial institutions to make them resilient, ensure a “safe transition” and avoid a climate-driven financial crisis.
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Report – Transition Planning for Insurers: A supervisory tool to improve climate risk resilience

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Report “Nature’s Return” on integrating economic and environmental governance

The cost of the COVID-19 crisis shines a light on the real value of anticipation in policymaking. Without doubt, even this tsunami will be dwarfed by the consequences of the ongoing collapse...

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