FINANCE & SOCIETY
Understanding the Climate Loan-To-Value: – a macroprudential tool against the build-up of climate risk
Climate risk is growing to disruptive levels throughout the financial system and the guardians of financial stability urgently need to...
Europe must harmonise its patchwork of transition plan requirements (infographic)
Transition plan requirements feature in several EU laws under discussion. Policymakers should harmonize these overlapping rules into a single, consistent...
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...
Climate change and financial crises: Soft measures will not shield us from the ultimate rainy day. We need hard rules
Financial institutions contribute to accelerating climate change by financing greenhouse gas emitting activities. In turn, they themselves are impacted by...
Why financial supervision requires a qualitative approach to climate risks and tackling #GreenSwans
While it is now certain that climate change will destabilise the financial sector, measuring with any degree of precision its...
Video & Webinar
Webinaire : Briser le cercle vicieux entre changement climatique et instabilité financière
Access to cash is a basic financial right (cartoon)
Cash is universal, non-discriminatory and available to all. What’s more, it’s simple to use and grants anonymity and privacy to...
Banking is on public lifelines once more: Time to reinforce banking rules (Cartoon)
Here we go again. Pouring public money onto the flames of the latest bank failure. Clearly, the international rules adopted...
How to prevent the cost of climate risk from shifting to insurance policyholders
This 11 second video illustrates why insurers should shift their business models away from fossil fuel financing:
The climate timebomb puts financial stability in danger. Time to act on climate risks!
Finance Watch called on EU leaders not to miss the opportunity of the upcoming review of banking and insurance prudential...
Demystify European economic governance
Unravel the mystery around European economic governance with these helpful policy primers from Finance Watch.
Video & Webinar
Webinar: “Breaking the climate-finance doom loop” – Finance Watch and Carbon Tracker Initiative
Nine economic and financial reforms to stop the collapse of nature
A beginner’s guide to transformative change for preserving the habitat of humanity
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