• Regulators consider capital for climate risk

    16 December 2022

    Insurance regulators are keen to ensure their prudential frameworks properly incorporate climate risk. But whether this should be reflected in capital requirements is proving a difficult question to answer, as Christopher Cundy reports

  • NGFS: Central banks should respond to nature risks

    24 March 2022

    Central banks and supervisors should consider nature-related financial risks to fulfil their mandates, as failure to account for these risks could threaten financial stability, NGFS has said.

  • UK financial regulation overhaul needed for 'just transition', says alliance

    25 October 2021

    The UK government should adjust financial regulation to improve the chances of achieving a 'just transition' to a low-carbon economy

  • NGFS: How central banks can confront biodiversity risk

    08 October 2021

    Central banks and financial supervisors have been told they can improve their assessment of the relationship between financial stability and biodiversity, including by developing their own "ad hoc methodological approaches that better capture the risk of biodiversity impacts".

  • Impact investing for a just transition

    24 June 2021

    The 'absence of people' is a rare weakness of the TCFD framework - but investor engagement to ensure a socially just low-carbon transition could be set for a major boost, an Environmental Finance webinar heard. Michael Hurley reports

  • Central banks should explicitly back net-zero measures, says report

    15 March 2021

    Central banks should explicitly align their policies with achieving a net zero carbon emission economy by 2050, according to a paper prepared by a trio of economists, including through their prudential supervision, monetary policy and their own portfolios.