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News, Pollution & Circular Economy | 19 April 2024

160 financial institutions representing 15.5 USD trillion combined assets call for an ambitious international treaty to end plastic pollution

One hundred and sixty financial institutions and two industry stakeholders from around the world are calling on governments to negotiate an ambitious treaty to end plastic pollution ahead of negotiations taking place at the fourth meeting of the Intergovernmental Negotiating Committee on Plastic Pollution (INC-4) next week.

Asset Owner Alliance, Climate Change, Industries, Investment, News, Themes | 18 April 2024

Net-Zero Asset Owner Alliance’s Target-Setting Protocol Fourth Edition affirms 1.5ºC ambition for 2030 portfolios ahead of real economy progress

The UN-convened Net-Zero Asset Owner Alliance releases the fourth edition of the Target-Setting Protocol, which for the first time covers the majority of major asset classes across investment portfolios and will govern the next five years up to the critical milestone of halving emissions by 2030.

Banking, News | 19 March 2024

The Principles for Responsible Banking Academy launches new course on nature for bankers

Today, The Principles for Responsible Banking Academy (PRB Academy) has launched its latest course, titled "Introduction to Nature and Responsible Banking," aimed at educating banking professionals globally on the significance of nature for the planet, society, businesses, and the economy given the pivotal role of banks in safeguarding and restoring the environment.

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.