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Greening the finance of China’s commodity imports
5 November 2015 – This week, the Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL), the Banking Environment Initiative (BEI) and the Central University of Finance and Economics (CUFE) in Beijing will be holding the first in a series of workshops focusing on ‘Greening the finance of China’s commodity imports’.
Located in Business Action / / Banking Environment Initiative / News
J.P. Morgan and Societe Generale join 10 other banks in adopting the 'Soft Commodities' Compact
26 November 2015 – J.P. Morgan, one of the ten largest banks in the world, has adopted the ‘Soft Commodities’ Compact, becoming the first US bank to join an initiative that mobilises the banking industry to combat deforestation. Last week, French bank Societe Generale also adopted the Compact.
Located in Business Action / / Banking Environment Initiative / News
Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL) takes Banking Environment Initiative work on sustainable commodity trade to Indonesia and China
21 March 2016 – At the invitation of banking regulators in Jakarta and Beijing, the CISL team and Banking Environment Initiative (BEI) banks recently convened in Indonesia and China to work with local partners to increase the sustainability of the palm oil trade.
Located in Business Action / / Banking Environment Initiative / News
Banking Environment Initiative co-convenes roundtable on Green Bonds with investors and issuers
22 October 2015 – The banks of the Banking Environment Initiative (BEI), together with the Climate Bonds Initiative (CBI) and Clarmondial, convened a roundtable to discuss the Climate Bonds Standard for Investments in Agriculture, Forestry and Other Land Use (AFOLU). The event was hosted in London by Northern Trust Asset Management.
Located in Business Action / / Banking Environment Initiative / News
BEI initiates work on green bonds
16 June 2015 – As part of expanding its programme of work, the BEI is exploring the value it can add in enabling the stable growth of the green bonds market, itself a powerful contribution to the BEI’s mission to direct capital towards socially and environmentally sustainable economic development.
Located in Business Action / / Banking Environment Initiative / News
The Banking Environment Initiative forms ‘Sustainable Trade Finance’ Council
9 June 2015 – Building on the pilot Sustainable Shipment Letter of Credit for palm oil, the BEI has now formed a ‘Sustainable Trade Finance’ Council.
Located in Business Action / / Banking Environment Initiative / News
Banking Environment Initiative leads discussion on sustainable trade finance with banking industry in Jakarta, Indonesia
22 July 2016 – The Banking Environment Initiative (BEI), the banking leadership group that CISL convenes, was invited by the global banking industry’s transaction banking association, BAFT, to lead discussions on sustainable trade finance at its Indonesia Trade Finance Workshop in Jakarta today.
Located in Business Action / / Banking Environment Initiative / News
Dr Paul Fisher appointed as Vice Chair 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).
Located in Business Action / / Banking Environment Initiative / News
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.
Located in Business Action / / Banking Environment Initiative / News
UK Treasury Minister welcomes BEI’s Fintech Taskforce
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.
Located in Business Action / / Banking Environment Initiative / News