• ECB: 'We can no longer drag our feet' with nature risks

    30 September 2022

    A European Central Bank (ECB) executive has urged action to tackle financial risks related to nature as well as climate.

  • FSB chair hints at end of TCFD with 'handover' to ISSB

    14 July 2022

    The chair of the body that created the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) has hinted that the foundational disclosure initiative may be coming to an end.

  • FSB identifies global sustainability assurance standards among priorities

    14 July 2022

    The Financial Stability Board (FSB) has identified the development of globally applicable sustainability assurance standards among key areas of work to promote sustainable finance.

  • Banque de France calls for 'brown penalising factor'

    09 April 2018

    The idea of raising capital requirements on assets with high sustainability risks, by means of a so-called 'brown penalising factor', has won support from François Villeroy de Galhau, governor of the Banque de France.

  • Banking on a changing climate?

    05 April 2018

    Climate change poses a significant threat to banks. How big is their exposure to climate risks, and what are they doing to mitigate them, asks Peter Cripps

  • Central bankers warn European Commission on green supporting factor

    09 March 2018

    Prominent central bankers have warned the European Commission that plans to lower the capital requirements for green assets would be "dangerous".