The Chief Executives of some of the world’s largest banks created the Banking Environment Initiative (BEI) in 2010. Its mission is to lead the banking industry in collectively directing capital towards environmentally and socially sustainable economic development.
The Banking Environment Initiative is convened by the University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL), which also provides the Secretariat. Decisions and positions of the group do not represent the policies or positions of CISL or of the wider University of Cambridge.
17 February 2017 – The Minister’s response came after the announcement of the Taskforce by the Banking Environment Initiative (BEI) following an event hosted by CISL’s Patron, His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales.
Statement of support for the work of the Financial Stability Board’s Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures
15 February 2017 – Statement issued by the members of the Banking Environment Initiative.
13 February 2017 – Dr Fisher is the Bank of England’s former Executive Director for Supervisory Risk and Regulatory Operations as well as the former Deputy Head of the Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA).
CISL selected by European Commission as the only academic member of High-Level Expert Group on Sustainable Finance
10 January 2017 – The European Commission has appointed the University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership as one of the 20 members of the newly established Group.
20 October 2016 – Today a group of leaders from 22 leading finance sector institutions met to review achievements made by the G20 to date, and to develop the priority actions needed to push forward real progress in creating a greener financial system.