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National Bank of Ukraine Joins SBNSBFN Members’ NewsRead Article
NBU and IFC Discuss Projects to Increase Financial Services AvailabilitySBFN Members’ NewsRead Article
Morocco and Ukraine SBN Peer LearningSBFN Members’ NewsRead Article
Sustainable Debt: Global State of the Market 2020Global/Market TrendsRead Article
Sustainable Banking is the 'New Normal'Global/Market TrendsRead Article
Debt Capital Markets: Helping Lenders Scale Climate Finance in Emerging MarketsGlobal/Market TrendsRead Article
Kenya Makes Significant Progress in Sustainable-Finance Reforms.SBFN InsightsRead Article
Improving the Sustainability of Development FinanceSBFN InsightsRead Article
América Latina, a la vanguardia de la financiación sostenibleSBFN InsightsRead Article
Creating Green Bond Markets - Emerging EconomiesSBFN InsightsRead Article
The Equator Principles just turned 15, we should celebrate their impactSBFN InsightsRead Article
Bangladesh among top three Asian nations promoting green financingSBFN InsightsRead Article
Study: Strong momentum for green finance in Bangladesh, Mongolia and NepalSBFN InsightsRead Article
Nepal, Bangladesh And Mongolia Heading For Green FinanceSBFN InsightsRead Article
Bangladesh giving top priority to sustainable finance: IFCSBFN InsightsRead Article
IFC commends CBN over banking reformsSBFN InsightsRead Article
Nigeria, Bangladesh, others implementing large-scale banking reforms – IFCSBFN InsightsRead Article
VN makes significant progress in sustainable finance reformsSBFN InsightsRead Article
World Bank Releases Guide for Sovereign Issuers to Engage with Investors on Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) IssuesGlobal/Market TrendsRead Article
Debt Capital Markets: Helping Lenders Scale Climate Finance in Emerging MarketsGlobal/Market TrendsRead Article
Indonesia’s 2020-2024 National Medium-Term Development Plan has incorporated climate change into the mainstream of Indonesia's broader Low Carbon Development (LCDI) strategyGlobal/Market TrendsRead Article
EBRD Published Report on the Task Force on Climate-Related Financial Disclosures (TCFD)Global/Market TrendsRead Article
OECD Report: Developing Sustainable Finance Definitions and TaxonomiesGlobal/Market TrendsRead Article
Climate Bonds Initiative and FSD Africa launch Africa Green Bonds Toolkit: a practical guide for African marketsGlobal/Market TrendsRead Article
Big Four firms release ESG reporting metrics with World Economic ForumGlobal/Market TrendsRead Article
Measuring Stakeholder Capitalism: Towards Common Metrics and Consistent Reporting of Sustainable Value CreationGlobal/Market TrendsRead Article
MSCI Launches Tool to Help Investors Assess Alignment to UN Sustainable Development GoalsGlobal/Market TrendsRead Article
Climate Risk and Financial Systems of Latin America: Regulatory; Supervisory and Industry Practices in the Region and BeyondGlobal/Market TrendsRead Article
NGFS promotes environmental risk analysis in financial industryGlobal/Market TrendsRead Article
PCAF: Public Consultation on the draft Global Carbon Accounting Standard for the financial industryGlobal/Market TrendsRead Article
How to Develop a National Green Taxonomy for Emerging Markets - A New World Bank GuideGlobal/Market TrendsRead Article
GFLP promotes the SBN Webinar of Rebuilding Resilience through Sustainable FinanceGlobal/Market TrendsRead Article
ICMA Sustainability-Linked Bond Principles (SLBP)Global/Market TrendsRead Article
ICMA Social Bond Principles (SBP)Global/Market TrendsRead Article
ESAs announce public hearing on ESG disclosuresGlobal/Market TrendsRead Article
NGFS Publishes Climate Risk Best Practices of Supervisors and Financial InstitutionsGlobal/Market TrendsRead Article
ECB launches public consultation on its guide on climate-related and environmental risksGlobal/Market TrendsRead Article
Colombia Central Bank issued “Climate change: policies to manage its macroeconomic and financial effects”Global/Market TrendsRead Article
Association of Serbian Banks (ASB) joins the Sustainable Banking NetworkSBFN InsightsRead Article
The National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) joins the Sustainable Banking NetworkSBFN InsightsRead Article
Mongolian Sustainable Finance Association (MSFA) joins SBNSBFN InsightsRead Article
Mongolia Sustainable Finance Association Translated the Mongolia Green Taxonomy into English to Enable Better International ExchangeSBFN InsightsRead Article
Colombia issued a Good Practice Guide and regulatory framework to promote the development of green bondsSBFN InsightsRead Article
The Financial Superintendence of Colombia Launched its Sustainable Finance MicrositeSBFN InsightsRead Article
Central Bank of the Philippines Issued the Sustainable Finance FrameworkSBFN InsightsRead Article
Ecuador Launched the Sustainable Finance InitiativeSBFN InsightsRead Article
National Securities and Stock Market Commission of Ukraine (NSSMC) joins SBNSBFN InsightsRead Article
Georgia and South Africa Knowledge Exchange (June 2020)SBFN InsightsRead Article
South Africa Johannesburg Stocks Exchange expanded the Green Bond Segment to a Sustainability Bond SegmentSBFN InsightsRead Article
Central Bank of Mongolia launched Green Loan Statistics based on the country’s Green TaxonomySBFN InsightsRead Article
SBN Member Case Study - COVID Special - Proactive Precautionary Measures Led by the Central Bank of EgyptSBFN InsightsRead Article
SBN Member Case Study - Covid Special - A Comprehensive Pandemic Response Led by the Kenya Bankers AssociationSBFN InsightsRead Article
BSP issues guidelines on sustainable finance frameworkSBFN InsightsRead Article
The South Africa National Treasury released a technical paper of Financing A Sustainable EconomySBFN InsightsRead Article
SBN LAC Regional Coordinator Interview with the America Economia magazineSBFN InsightsRead Article
New IFC Report Assesses the Potential for a Domestic Green Bond Market in BangladeshSBFN InsightsRead Article
IFC Green Banking Academy: Capacity Building on Climate FinanceSBFN InsightsRead Article
SBN Co-Hosts the Asian Sustainable Stock Exchange Roundtable to promote ESG as an Indicator for Capital Market DevelopmentSBFN InsightsRead Article
Mexico’s central bank; UNEP and UNDP call on financial sector to plan for environmental risksGlobal/Market TrendsRead Article
World Bank Group: 100 Countries Get Support in Response to COVID-19 (Coronavirus)Global/Market TrendsRead Article
Interim Advice for IFC Clients on Safe Stakeholder Engagement in the Context of COVID-19Global/Market TrendsRead Article
Implications of the COVID-19 Pandemic for Global Sustainable FinanceGlobal/Market TrendsRead Article
Downturn signals opportunity for climate-aligned investingGlobal/Market TrendsRead Article
Big data tracking Covid-19’s effect on ESGGlobal/Market TrendsRead Article
UNEP: Nudging the Financial System: A Network AnalysisGlobal/Market TrendsRead Article
IFC SustainabilityGlobal/Market TrendsRead Article
COVID-19 On the RadarGlobal/Market TrendsRead Article
ILO Launches Web Page Covering COVID-19 Country Policy ResponsesGlobal/Market TrendsRead Article
SBN shares Members’ Progress at the 22nd ASEAN Banking ConferenceSBFN InsightsRead Article
SBN Members Share Experiences with the Equator Principles Financial Institutions at IFC Community of Learning Event on Environmental and Social Risk ManagementSBFN InsightsRead Article
Ghana’s Big Banks on Board for Sustainable BankingSBFN InsightsRead Article
Sustainable Finance Conference in GeorgiaSBFN InsightsRead Article
SBN, NGFS, and WBG hold First Coordination MeetingSBFN InsightsRead Article
Sri Lanka Central Bank launches Sustainable Finance RoadmapSBFN InsightsRead Article
6th Global Meeting of the Sustainable Banking NetworkSBFN InsightsRead Article
The Central Bank of Egypt joins SBNSBFN InsightsRead Article
The Central Bank of Samoa joins SBNSBFN InsightsRead Article
The General Superintendency of Financial Entities (SUGEF) of Costa Rica joins SBNSBFN InsightsRead Article
Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) introduces key measures on sustainable banking and green financeSBFN InsightsRead Article
The Association of Banks in Cambodia launches the Sustainable Finance PrinciplesSBFN InsightsRead Article
Sustainability Webinar Series: Creating Green Bond Markets in AfricaSBFN InsightsRead Article
SBN FI Survey Rolled Out in 17 CountriesSBFN InsightsRead Article
The Moroccan Capital Market Authority Joins SBNSBFN InsightsRead Article
A Panorama of Sustainable Banking in Latin American: The Green Finance Latin America Report 2017SBFN InsightsRead Article
IFC CEO Philippe Le Houérou highlights SBN's impact in his Op-Ed published by Devex -The Equator Principles just turned 15, we should celebrate their impactSBFN InsightsRead Article
The European Commission wants bigger role for regulators in sustainable finance developmentSBFN InsightsRead Article
The Financial Superintendence of Colombia Joins SBNSBFN InsightsRead Article
IFC VP Ethiopis Tafara highlights the SBN Report in an Op Ed published by Project Syndicate: Improving the Sustainability of Development FinanceSBFN InsightsRead Article
Sustainable Finance Highlighted at FELABAN Annual AssemblySBFN InsightsRead Article
IFC Cements Partnership with Indonesia's Financial Services Authority (OJK) to Advance Global Sustainable FinanceSBFN InsightsRead Article
Kyrgyzstan Joins SBNSBFN InsightsRead Article
IFC VP Ethiopis Tafara highlights SBN in the Financial Times – Sustainable finance: the path to growth: A network of emerging market countries shows how world can achieve goals by 2030SBFN InsightsRead Article
Pakistan Releases Green Banking GuidelinesSBFN InsightsRead Article
The Dominican Republic Joins SBNSBFN InsightsRead Article
Georgia Joins SBNSBFN InsightsRead Article
Fiji Joins SBNSBFN InsightsRead Article
The Brazilian Federation of Banks (FEBRABAN) Joins SBNSBFN InsightsRead Article
SBN Starts Measurement Framework Research and Development ProjectSBFN InsightsRead Article
Panama joins Sustainable Banking Network (SBN)SBFN InsightsRead Article
Egypt joins Sustainable Banking Network (SBN)SBFN InsightsRead Article
Sri Lanka Joins Sustainable Banking Network (SBN)SBFN InsightsRead Article
Chile; Ghana and Mexico join the Sustainable Banking Network (SBN)SBFN InsightsRead Article
WBG President Jim Yong Kim highlights SBN as a key global green finance initiativeSBFN InsightsRead Article
The Banking Associations of Argentina and Ecuador became the newest members of the Sustainable Banking Network (SBN)SBFN InsightsRead Article
The Banking Association South Africa (BASA) became the newest member of the Sustainable Banking Network (SBN) in the run-up to the G20 Summit.SBFN InsightsRead Article
Cambodian Sustainable Finance Initiative Launched by SBN Member Association of Banks of Cambodia.SBFN InsightsRead Article
Network Update from Morgan Landy; Director of Environment; Social and Governance; IFC: SBN Knowledge Platform Welcomed by G20 LeadersSBFN InsightsRead Article
SBN in the News - Media CoverageSBFN InsightsRead Article
UNEP Inquiry Releases New Paper "Green Finance for Developing Countries" With the Support of SBN and IFC"SBFN InsightsRead Article
A path towards sustainabilityGlobal/Market TrendsRead Article
Final report on EU taxonomyGlobal/Market TrendsRead Article
EU to consider proposed two-tier approach to 'green' rulesGlobal/Market TrendsRead Article
Committing to climate-neutrality by 2050: Commission proposes European Climate Law and consults on the European Climate PactGlobal/Market TrendsRead Article
UN launches world’s biggest survey of public opinion on climate changeGlobal/Market TrendsRead Article
Green credit takes off in VietnamGlobal/Market TrendsRead Article
Financing the green transition: The European Green Deal Investment Plan and Just Transition MechanismGlobal/Market TrendsRead Article
As sustainability and climate concerns dominate public debate; investors are taking noteGlobal/Market TrendsRead Article
UNDP launches Ocean Innovation ChallengeGlobal/Market TrendsRead Article
Climate Bonds Launches Version 3 of the international Climate Bonds Standard - Universal compatibility for global green investmentGlobal/Market TrendsRead Article
COP25: Global investors urge countries to meet climate action goalsGlobal/Market TrendsRead Article
Central banks and financial regulators are starting to factor in climate changeGlobal/Market TrendsRead Article
Fifty Shades of Green - The world needs a new; sustainable financial system to stop runaway climate changeGlobal/Market TrendsRead Article
Conference on Climate Change and its Impact on the Financial SystemGlobal/Market TrendsRead Article
Launch of Equator Principles - EP4Global/Market TrendsRead Article
Green bond issuance tops $200bn milestone - New global record in green finance: Latest Climate Bonds dataGlobal/Market TrendsRead Article
NGFS publishes A Sustainable and Responsible Investment Guide for Central Banks’ Portfolio ManagementGlobal/Market TrendsRead Article
130 Banks Holding USD 47 Trillion in Assets Commit to Climate Action and SustainabilityGlobal/Market TrendsRead Article
15 Thai commercial banks to jointly formulate guidelines for responsible lendingGlobal/Market TrendsRead Article
Bangkok Sustainable Banking Forum 2019Global/Market TrendsRead Article
Emerging Market Green Bonds Report 2018Global/Market TrendsRead Article
A Call for Action: Climate Change as a Source of Financial RiskGlobal/Market TrendsRead Article
Values at Risk? Environmental and Social Risks in the Financial SectorGlobal/Market TrendsRead Article
Emerging Market Regulators Consult on Recommendations Related to Sustainable FinanceGlobal/Market TrendsRead Article
FEBRABAN Launches Implementing the TCFD Recommendations: Roadmap for the Brazilian Banking SectorGlobal/Market TrendsRead Article
EU Consultation and Workshops on TaxonomyGlobal/Market TrendsRead Article
United Nations Secretary-General Launches Task Force on Digital Financing of Sustainable Development GoalsGlobal/Market TrendsRead Article
UN Environment and 28 Banks Launch Public Consultation on Principles for Responsible BankingGlobal/Market TrendsRead Article
UNEP FI Working with 16 Global Insurers to Better Understand Risk & Implement TEFC RecommendationsGlobal/Market TrendsRead Article
NGFS Publishes First Progress ReportGlobal/Market TrendsRead Article
TCFD Publishes First Status Report While Industry Support Continues to GrowGlobal/Market TrendsRead Article
UNDP Launches ‘SDG Impact’ to Help Unlock Investment in Global GoalsGlobal/Market TrendsRead Article
The Equator Principles Turn 15Global/Market TrendsRead Article
European Commission announces Action Plan for a greener and cleaner economyGlobal/Market TrendsRead Article
Seminar on Policy Frameworks for Sustainable Finance on November 6-7, Beijing, ChinaSBFN InsightsRead Article
Registration Open for Seminars on Policy Framework for Sustainable Finance in Emerging Economies – November 6-7, 2018 – Beijing, ChinaSBFN Members’ NewsRead Article
Bangladesh – Awareness raising, capacity building, monitoring, and enforcement to ensure regulator-driven ESRM implementationSBFN Members’ NewsRead Article
Bangladesh – Broader definitions and tailored processes to promote green projectsSBFN Members’ NewsRead Article
Kenya – Building on international taxonomies to accelerate national green bond developmentSBFN Members’ NewsRead Article
Kenya – Broad stakeholder engagement to empower the issuance of green bondsSBFN Members’ NewsRead Article
Mongolia – Leveraging a sustainable finance framework to unlock green finance opportunitiesSBFN Members’ NewsRead Article
Nigeria – Issuing sovereign and corporate green bonds to finance NDCsSBFN Members’ NewsRead Article
Bangladesh – A three-pronged approach to policies, low-cost refinancing, and knowledge supportSBFN Members’ NewsRead Article
Kenya – Straightforward and voluntary reporting to promote industry-driven ESRM implementationSBFN Members’ NewsRead Article
Nigeria – Establishing economic links between smallholder farmers and large-scale agricultural processesSBFN Members’ NewsRead Article
Nigeria – Promoting financial inclusion through agent banking, mobile banking and payments, linkage models, and client empowermentSBFN Members’ NewsRead Article
Collective Experiences – Leveraging sustainable finance frameworks to address social issuesSBFN Members’ NewsRead Article
Bangladesh – Agricultural and rural credit policy to promote finance to the agricultural sectorSBFN Members’ NewsRead Article
Nigeria – The Central Bank of Nigeria expands finance to the agriculture and SME sectors through development finance operationsSBFN Members’ NewsRead Article
Collective Experiences – Proposed approaches to expanding agriculture and SME financing via sustainable finance frameworksSBFN Members’ NewsRead Article
Collective Experiences – Proposed approaches to addressing market failures via sustainable finance frameworksSBFN Members’ NewsRead Article
Collective Experiences – Proposed approaches to integrating program-style activities into sustainable finance frameworksSBFN Members’ NewsRead Article
Pakistan Released Green Banking Guidelines on October 9, 2017SBFN InsightsRead Article
2016 International Sustainable Finance Forum – December 1 & 2 – Bali, IndonesiaSBFN InsightsRead Article
UNEP Inquiry Releases New Report: "Financing Sustainable Development: Moving from Momentum to Transformation in a Time of Turmoil”"SBFN InsightsRead Article
G20 calls on IFC-supported Sustainable Banking Network to ‘green’ trillions in global financeSBFN InsightsRead Article
Sustainable Banking Network Newsletter, Issue No. 3, July 2016SBFN InsightsRead Article
In partnership with SBN and IFC, UNEP FI starts a research & capacity building program on addressing environmental & social drivers of systematic risk in the financial systemSBFN InsightsRead Article