Net Zero Banking
Pursuing the Future of Net-Zero Banking
By this point, the climate science is irrefutable: the world needs to take urgent action to tackle climate change and…
Net zero high level dialogue for Asia Pacific banks
The Net Zero High-level Dialogue provides an opportunity for leaders to discuss how to prepare their banks for the transition to a decarbonized economy and explore the enablers to set robust climate targets and identify climate financing opportunities.
A Vision for Change: The NZBA observes its first anniversary
On 21 April 2022, the Net-Zero Banking Alliance marks its first anniversary. Since launching in April of 2021, the Alliance…
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.
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.
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.
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…
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.
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…
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…