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May 2018
World Resources Institute (WRI), 2 Degrees Investing Initiative, United Nations Environment Finance Initiative (UNEP FI)
The Exploring Metrics to Measure the Climate Progress of Banks informs the ongoing debate about how public- and private-sector banks should assess and report on their contribution to the transition toward a low-carbon economy.
March 2016
Inquiry into the Design of a Sustainable Financial System (UN Environment Inquiry), 2 Degrees Investing Initiative

Building a Sustainable Financial System in the European Union presents a stock-take of actions under way at the European Union level and in selected Member States to align the rules governing the financial system with environmental sustainability.

October 2015
Inquiry into the Design of a Sustainable Financial System (UN Environment Inquiry), 2 Degrees Investing Initiative

The paper focuses on the role of banking diversity on access to finance for SMEs in the green economy.

July 2015
Inquiry into the Design of a Sustainable Financial System (UN Environment Inquiry), 2 Degrees Investing Initiative, Caisse des Dépôts (CDC)

Climate change creates two types of potential risks for financial institutions: physical climate risks leading to physical damage to assets, and carbon risks altering the financial viability of a part of the capital stock and business models.

June 2015
Inquiry into the Design of a Sustainable Financial System (UN Environment Inquiry), 2 Degrees Investing Initiative
Equity markets have a significant share in financial markets, with institutional investors and market-capitalization weighted indices playing a substantial role.