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Helping insurers get on the front foot in managing climate change risks
4 May 2018 – The ClimateWise Principles set to become the go-to TCFD disclosure framework for insurance industry.
Located in Business Action / / ClimateWise (Insurance) / News
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.
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New green trade finance platform will support China’s Belt & Road trade initiative
December 2017 – A landmark agreement amongst Chinese stakeholders to form a pre-competitive, industry level platform for green trade finance in China was made at a high level summit convened by the University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership and the Banking Environment Initiative (BEI). China has the largest trading volumes in the world, as well as being a major importer of commodities produced around the world. Commitments to green trade finance made at this summit have the potential to trigger change of global significance.
Located in Business Action / / Banking Environment Initiative / News
ClimateWise welcomes its new Chair following an unprecedented year of climate losses for the insurance sector
16 January 2018 – Dominic Christian, Executive Chairman of Aon Benfield International has been appointed Chair of ClimateWise. ClimateWise is a group of 28 leading insurance industry organisations facilitated by the University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL). Dominic replaces the outgoing Chair Maurice Tulloch, Chief Executive Officer, International Insurance at Aviva whose term ended on 31 December 2017.
Located in Business Action / / ClimateWise (Insurance) / News
Landmark recommendations on driving sustainability into Europe’s financial system published, advised by CISL
8 March 2018 – The European Commission has today published its response to the recommendations of the High-Level Expert Group (HLEG) on Sustainable Finance, marking a major milestone in how to ensure that the financial system channels capital into a truly sustainable economy.
Located in Business Action / Sustainable Finance / News items
Top investment executives commit to sustainable finance Action Plan in high-level meeting with European Commission
10 April 2018 – Investment leaders with more than $12 trillion under management and advice shared insights with the European Commission to support the implementation of the EU’s Action Plan on Sustainable Finance.
Located in Business Action / / Investment Leaders Group / News and blog
Joint CISL–UK Treasury event on growing the green fintech market
12 July 2018 – On the third anniversary of Rewiring the Economy, the Sustainable Finance team from the University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL) co-convened a roundtable discussion with the UK Treasury to explore the roles of industry and governments in the development of green fintech markets.
Located in Business Action / Sustainable Finance / News items
La Banque Postale Asset Management joins the Investment Leaders Group
26 July 2018 – The Investment Leaders Group (ILG) has welcomed La Banque Postale Asset Management to its group of global investors leading on directing capital towards sustainable economic development.
Located in Business Action / / Investment Leaders Group / News and blog
Aon is the 10th member to join the Investment Leaders Group
30 November 2017 – The Investment Leaders Group is delighted to announce Aon as the latest member to join its global network of pension funds, insurers and asset managers committed to advancing the practice of responsible investment.
Located in Business Action / / Investment Leaders Group / News and blog
Blue chips and startups launch new fintech pilot for more sustainable supply chains at the One Planet Summit
12 December 2017 – Six international companies and banks and four fintech startups today announced a pioneering new initiative that will test whether blockchain and other technologies can help unlock financial incentives that reward sustainability in supply chains.
Located in Business Action / / Banking Environment Initiative / News