This report Digital Technologies for Mobilizing Sustainable Finance: Applications of digital technologies to sustainable finance describes the relevance of digital finance within the context of sustainable finance, the consequential G20 role, and the SDGs. It provides a framework to highlight practices across G20 members and the private sector in advancing technological solutions that support sustainable finance, notably across capital markets, private equity and venture capital, and identifies the key implications, as well as possible unintended consequences and challenges that should be appropriately addressed.
Sustainable Digital Finance Alliance, Inquiry into the Design of a Sustainable Financial System (UN Environment Inquiry)
The Scaling Citizen Action on Climate: ANT Financial's efforts towards a digital finance solution report shows that almost half of Ant Financial Services Group’s 450 million users signed up to Ant Forest, an app that gamifies carbon footprint tracking – cutting greenhouse gas emissions and demonstrating the massive potential of Fintech (financial technology) for supporting sustainable development. By the end of January 2017, the approach had avoided 150,000 tonnes of carbon dioxide emissions, thanks to the accumulation of small behavior changes, with much more to come.