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12 June 2019 / Asia Pacific,North America,Latin America Caribbean,Middle East,Africa,Europe,Global

Global Public Investors and a sustainable world economy

Seminar on sustainability and opportunities for global public investors

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12 June 2019 / Asia Pacific,North America,Latin America Caribbean,Middle East,Africa,Europe,Global

Global Public Investor launch 2019: Global Public Investors and a sustainable world economy

Launch of the 6th annual Global Public Investor: Sustainability panel discussion

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03 May 2019 / Asia Pacific,North America,Latin America Caribbean,Middle East,Africa,Europe,Global

Emerging digital technologies for financial inclusion: Role of central banks

Workshop at the Asian Development Bank annual meeting

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22 April 2019 / Global

Greening the financial system

The role of central banks in greening the financial system

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03 April 2019 / Europe

Time for a new European green bank

In Paris, a group of economists and politicians including former prime ministers, came up with the idea of using a new bank and the private sector to encourage investment in climate change projects. They urged President Emmanuel Macron to make the creation of a European Bank for carbon-free economic investment a top EU policy goal. Just moving to electric cars or equipping homes with better insulation and double-glazing constitute multi-billion-pound projects.

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22 March 2019 / Asia Pacific

Building a financial system for a sustainable future

A roundtable with Patrick Suckling, ambassador for the environment, DFAT

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20 February 2019 / Asia Pacific,Global

Future dynamics for sustainable finance

A roundtable discussion with Peter Estlin, lord mayor of the City of London.

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18 February 2019 / Global

Geographic inequality

Geographic inequality and the rise of economic hubs

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06 February 2019 / Global

Central banks take on climate change

As 1,500 private jets flew into Davos to discuss climate change, the Central Banks' and Supervisors' Network for Greening the Financial System was meeting in Mexico. The network believes climate change is not only a threat to the environment; it also jeopardises the world's financial system, writes Danae Kyriakopoulou.

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02 November 2018 / Global

Incorporating climate risk in QE

Ensuring climate-related risk does not translate to financial instability is a key concern for central banks, but not an exclusive one. Central banks are tasked with safeguarding prosperity, which in turn requires that prosperity be generated sustainably. Monetary authorities should lead by example by supporting the transition to lower-carbon economies in their roles as investors. One controversial approach would be for central banks to take climate risks into account in the purchases that form part of their QE programmes.

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