Principles for Responsible Banking

Banking, Climate Change, Events, Net Zero Banking, Principles for Responsible Banking, Webinars | 13 March 2024

Understanding Updates to the Guidelines for Climate Target Setting for Banks

Along with the NZBA Commitment Statement, the guidelines detail the commitment that each bank makes by being an NZBA member. NZBA member banks led a review of the guidelines from early 2023 to early 2024. Based on these consultations, NZBA sent a series of proposed updates to the membership in February 2024 that members voted to adopt. This webinar shared insights on the adopted updates.

Banking, News, Principles for Responsible Banking, Social | 21 February 2024

UNEP FI launches newest guidance on Financial Health and Inclusion for banks

The new Principles for Responsible guidance titled, "Driving Impact on Financial Health and Inclusion of Individuals and Businesses: From Setting Targets to Implementation" is set to support financial institutions advance the financial well-being of their customers, by providing a comprehensive framework for financial institutions to build robust strategies, set impactful targets, and implement informed actions to drive impact in the realm of financial well-being and inclusion.

Banking, PRB Guidance, Principles for Responsible Banking, Publications, Social | 21 February 2024

Driving Impact on Financial Health and Inclusion of Individuals and Businesses: From Setting Targets to Implementation

The new PRB guidance, "Driving Impact on Financial Health and Inclusion: From Setting Targets to Implementation", supports financial institutions prioritising financial well-being by creating common definitions for Financial Health and Inclusion, proposing a Pathway to Impact, and offering standard indicators and methodologies for strategy development and implementation. It provides practical tools to set impactful targets and create robust strategies to promote financial well-being, and tailor action plans to meet the unique needs of individuals and businesses.