March 2, 2017

Filling the Room for Improvements in Roadmap for Sustainable Finance

By: Jalal. What is clearly visible on Roadmap for Sustainable Financial? Having read the document several times, it seemed that the document can still be given constructive feedbacks. However, we […]
February 25, 2017
Sustainable finance

2016: The Year of Sustainable Finance

By: Jalal. Simon Zadek, sustainability expert who has long been active since 3 decades ago, declared that 2016 is the year of sustainable finance. Indeed, in recent years, he has […]
February 20, 2017

HSBC publishes “No Deforestation” policy

Global banks need to follow to save Indonesia’s rainforests On Monday February 20th, 2017, HSBC published a ‘No Deforestation, No Peat, No Exploitation’ policy covering its financing of palm oil […]
January 31, 2017

Regulatory approaches to sustainability in commercial banking

By: Julian Müller, Profundo (Amsterdam). The field of sustainable banking is dominated by voluntary frameworks for the incorporation of sustainability criteria in banking operations, but binding regulation is necessary to […]