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The S in ESG in evolving to encompass more than just social considerations, explains Esohe Denise Odaro, head of investor relations and sustainable finance coordination, International Finance Corporation.
Elia Trippel, policy analyst at the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, spoke with Katerina Atkins, programme coordinator of OMFIF’s Sustainable Policy Institute, about the objectives and metrics of a social taxonomy and the process of its development in the European Union.
Accountability and effective communication are key for reinforcing social capital, writes Pedro Duarte Neves, adviser for the board of directors, Banco de Portugal.
The lack of clear measures for social issues makes the reallocation of capital to sustainable projects more difficult, explains Hans Beyer, chief sustainable officer, Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken.
ESG investment strategies can generate returns while benefitting society, by Perry Warjiyo, Governor of Bank Indonesia
This online event, organised by OMFIF’s Sustainable Policy Institute and the Future of Sustainable Data Alliance, explored the use of taxonomies, data mapping and the different approaches to and challenges in enhancing data availability, reliability and comparability.
This conference will provide insight into what public entities and central banks should do to enable the financial system to better account for biodiversity loss and how financial institutions can integrate biodiversity into their portfolio management.