17 May 2022Events, Roundtables
Net Zero Banking
Banking, Net Zero Banking, News | 03 March 2022
NZBA responds to recent research on fossil fuels, coal
Recent research has outlined perceived inconsistencies between the requirements of the Alliance commitment and the activities of its members. The NZBA wishes to reflect the highest level of ambition in its practices even as it balances that ambition against the pragmatic concerns of our current global economy, and so would like to provide more detail on how it is approaching these issues.
Banking, Net Zero Banking, News | 19 January 2022
Net-Zero Banking Alliance passes the 100-member mark
In January 2022, the Net-Zero Banking Alliance achieved a critical milestone as it welcomed the 100th signatory to its net-zero commitment. The NZBA now consists of over 100 members, representing 40 countries and over 43% of global banking assets.
Banking, Net Zero Banking, News | 20 December 2021
Net-Zero Banking Alliance convenes first annual Meeting of Steering Group’s Principals
On 13 December, the senior leaders of the Net-Zero Banking Alliance’s Steering Group convened for the Alliance’s first annual Principals Meeting, wherein they reviewed the progress of the last year and made plans for 2022.
Asset Owner Alliance, Climate Change, Net Zero Banking, Net Zero Insurance, News | 25 November 2021
BLOG: COP26 – The moment private finance promised to lead
UNEP FI’s Climate Lead, Remco Fischer reviews the outcomes of COP26 and explains why ultimate climate success or failure depends…
Banking, Net Zero Banking, News | 05 November 2021
Net-Zero Banking Alliance at COP 26
On the heels of COP 26 Finance Day, banking industry leaders met in Glasgow to discuss the leadership role of the banking sector towards net-zero under the UN-convened Net-Zero Banking Alliance (NZBA) – a game-changing commitment through which the banking sector is joining forces and mobilising capital at scale to tackle climate change, the defining issue of the 21st century.
Banking, Net Zero Banking, News | 03 November 2021
Net-Zero Banking Alliance reaches milestone with over 90 banks committed
Climate change is the defining issue of the century; an existential risk and a code red for humanity. A rapid…
Asset Owner Alliance, Banking, Climate Change, Net Zero Banking, Net Zero Insurance, News | 27 October 2021
UNEP FI delivers G20 input paper with recommendations for credible net-zero finance commitments
Ahead of the G20 Rome Summit this weekend, UN Environment Programme Finance Initiative (UNEP FI) today publishes its G20 input…
Banking, Net Zero Banking, News | 06 October 2021
Net-Zero Banking Alliance and Center for Climate-Aligned Finance announce collaboration
The industry-led, UN-convened Net-Zero Banking Alliance is pleased to announce a new collaboration with the Centre for Climate-Aligned Finance. The…
Banking, Net Zero Banking, News | 27 July 2021
Net-Zero Banking Alliance announces governance
The industry-led, UN-convened Net-Zero Banking Alliance today appoints a 12-member-strong Steering Group and Chair to oversee decision-making and strategy, guiding the technical work…
Climate Change, Insurance, Net Zero Banking, Net Zero Insurance, News | 11 July 2021
Global insurance and reinsurance leaders establish groundbreaking net-zero alliance
Geneva/Venice, 11 July 2021—As the G20 gathers in Venice for its Climate Summit, eight of the world’s leading insurers and reinsurers make a historic commitment to play their part in accelerating the transition to a net-zero emissions economy, as required by the Paris Agreement.