17 May 2022Events, Roundtables
Net Zero Banking
Banking, Net Zero Banking, News | 11 July 2021
Almost a quarter of global banking assets now in the Net-Zero Banking Alliance
The Net-Zero Banking Alliance, established in April 2021 by 43 founding banks, and convened by UNEP Finance Initiative, has now grown to 53 banks from 27 countries with US$ 37 trillion in total assets – representing almost a quarter of banking assets worldwide. Announced at the G20 Venice International Conference on Climate, the 10 members who have joined since the launch of the Alliance are: ABANCA, AIB, Banco Bradesco S.A., Caixa Geral de Depósitos, Crédit Agricole, Crédit Mutuel, Groupe BPCE, MUFG, Nationwide Building Society and Swedbank.
Banking, Net Zero Banking, News | 29 June 2021
Mark Carney urges banks to commit to tackling climate change and join the Net-Zero Banking Alliance
In an interview with ITV News, Mark Carney, UN Special Envoy on Climate Action and Finance, urged international lenders to join the Net-Zero Banking Alliance before COP26 begins in Glasgow in November. “The question for those institutions is to get themselves in a position so they can make these commitments,” Mr Carney says. “And, to be clear, these are serious commitments. You are committing to net zero, you’re committing to show how you are going to get there."
Banking, Climate Change, Net Zero Banking, News | 21 April 2021
43 banks launch Net-Zero Banking Alliance as key part of consolidated Glasgow COP climate action
Geneva, Wednesday 21 April. Today, on the eve of President Biden’s Head of State Climate Summit, Mark Carney (the UK…
Banking, Climate Change, Net Zero Banking, Projects | 02 April 2021
Net-Zero Banking Alliance
An Alliance of banks representing over 40% of global banking assets committed to net-zero by 2050, consistent with a maximum temperature rise of 1.5°C. The banking element of the Glasgow Financial Alliance for Net Zero (GFANZ).