Basel Committee releases climate risk principles
The influential Basel Committee on Banking Supervision have published their finalised set of principles for managing and supervising climate-related financial risks, their first explicit climate-related guidance.
Basel Committee agrees principles for climate risk management
The Basel Committee on Banking Supervision has agreed on principles for managing and supervising climate-related financial risks, providing an international baseline for banking regulators’ approach to climate change.
Weekly roundup: call for regulators to understand climate uncertainty
A Nobel laureate says supervisors must understand climate uncertainty, systemic risk buffers and climate risk, an FSB call for transparency, cooperation and a holistic perspective, and more from this week in green central banking.
BIS announces Green Swan 2022 conference
The BIS has announced the second annual Green Swan conference, bringing together high level central bankers, financial regulators and experts to discuss how the financial sector can act to mitigate climate-related risks.
Survey shows widespread climate denial in global banks
Almost a third of respondents have encountered climate denial among financial sector decision-makers, with 93% saying they had encountered negative attitudes towards climate action.
Weekly roundup: capital requirements vs supervision and Indonesia’s green agenda
Basel capital requirements versus supervision, Bank Indonesia’s green agenda, a new BIS green bond fund for Asia, the climate cost of bitcoin and more from this week in green central banking.
Weekly roundup: green inflation and ‘one-for-one’ capital requirements
The green inflation myth, a call for ‘one-for-one’ capital requirements, climate lessons from economic research, US climate disclosure rules and more from this week in green central banking.
BoE to hold climate capital conference
The BoE has announced a conference on adjusting the international capital framework to take account of climate-related financial risks, calling for papers on using prudential capital tools to mitigate those risks.
Weekly roundup: premiums for green equities and green discount rates
Analysis from the Bundesbank shows strong economic effects from climate change, while a Danmarks Nationalbank study finds an investor premium for green equities. All this and more from this week in green central banking.
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