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June 2016
Inquiry into the Design of a Sustainable Financial System (UN Environment Inquiry)
This paper, The Experience of Governance Innovations in South Africa, explores whether the extent to which Regulation 28, CRISA and JSE Integrated Reporting Standards have influenced the level of investment that integrates Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) in its decision making process.
June 2016
Inquiry into the Design of a Sustainable Financial System (UN Environment Inquiry), Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI)
This paper, Experience and Lessons from South Africa, provides an outline of South Africa’s financial sector, the environmental and social issues it faces, the response of government and financial regulators and the extent to which has resulted in measurable sustainable investment flows.
October 2015
Inquiry into the Design of a Sustainable Financial System (UN Environment Inquiry), United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment)
The final report of the UNEP Inquiry argues that there is now a historic opportunity to shape a financial system that can more effectively finance the development of an inclusive, green economy. This opportunity is based on a growing trend in policy innovation from central banks, financial regulators and standard setters, who are incorporating sustainability factors into the rules that govern the financial system. The report draws together practical examples of policy changes in banking, capital markets, insurance and institutional investment, drawing on detailed work across a number of countries.
October 2015
Inquiry into the Design of a Sustainable Financial System (UN Environment Inquiry)

This paper investigates various roles that finance ministries can assume to promote those policies, regulations and standards which help to create a sustainable financial system.

September 2015
Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI), Inquiry into the Design of a Sustainable Financial System (UN Environment Inquiry), United Nations Environment Finance Initiative (UNEP FI), United Nations Global Compact (UNGC)

This report looks at fiduciary duty across eight markets (US, Canada, UK, Germany, Brazil, Australia, Japan and South Africa) through a series of events, interviews, case studies and a legal review.

August 2015
Inquiry into the Design of a Sustainable Financial System (UN Environment Inquiry)

Over 200 years ago, Adam Smith put forward the notion that individuals seeking to benefit themselves through trade were led as if by an invisible hand to a situation in which society as a whole could benefit.

October 2014
Inquiry into the Design of a Sustainable Financial System (UN Environment Inquiry)
This paper has been prepared by the 'The Inquiry into the Design of a Sustainable Financial System' team as the second progress report on the Inquiry’s ongoing work.