This members-only event discusses the UK's strategy for greening the financial system.
To contribute more to the green transition, companies should start to make investment decisions based on integrated-value assessment, weighing up the environmental and social impacts alongside the financial returns.
Bruegel Annual Meetings, Day 3 - In this session on the final day of the Meetings, our panelists will discuss the future of finance and its sustainability.
Bruegel Annual Meetings, Day 2 - European banks have lost stature and remain generally low-profitability, low-valuation in comparison to their global peers. Is that a problem? If so, what can EU policymakers do to address it?
Is sustainable investing contributing to society’s climate and social goals, or preventing systemic change?
Far from being irresponsible know-nothings, retail investors provide a vital counterpoint to institutional investors.
The proposed EU green bond standard will be less prone to ‘greenwashing’, and the widest possible set of issuers and jurisdictions should be encouraged to use the standard.
If we need to get into a war-type mentality to fight climate change, we also need a war-type development plan, so that everyone manages the transition irrespective of their capacity.
Implications of UK-euro area divergence in regulation and supervisory practice
Do we need drastic changes in our lifestyles so that we can meet our climate ambitions by 2050?
A net-zero emissions target is a powerful incentive for the low-carbon transition, but for bank supervisors, climate-related risks, not climate outcomes, should remain the focus.
Sovereign debt will be vital in stimulating sustainable investment, but information is lacking on how green public spending actually is.