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Sustainable Finance Conference in Georgia

November 4, 2019 The International Finance Corporation (IFC), the IFC-supported Sustainable Banking Network (SBN) and the National Bank of Georgia (NBG) co-hosted the Sustainable Finance Conference in Tbilisi on October 31, 2019.

The conference brought together IFC experts, representatives from SBN member countries and regional central banks, senior representatives from the relevant ministries, presidents/CEOs and senior leadership of financial institutions, international organizations and other stakeholders.

During the conference, participants discussed challenges regarding sustainable finance, the role of national policy documents like roadmaps in facilitating sustainable finance development, the importance of transparency on environmental social and governance (ESG) issues, and the rationale behind disclosure requirements. Participants emphasized the role of financial supervision, current regulatory experience and initiatives.

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