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Banks sharpen focus on financial education

Banks sharpen focus on financial education

With reporting on climate goals well under way, lenders are starting to develop targets for the social pillar of their ESG strategies. Financial inclusion and, increasingly, financial health are focus areas. 

Market’s love for Adani belies coal sector challenges

Market’s love for Adani belies coal sector challenges

India’s Adani Group, the world’s largest private developer of fossil fuels, is still securing funding for its Carmichael project in Australia despite investors increasingly withdrawing support and rising negative sentiment against coal. But how long will it be able to do so?

Cop26 targets pushed back under threat of being sued

Cop26 targets pushed back under threat of being sued

Countries party to the Energy Charter Treaty are under yet more pressure to reform the agreement following the Cop26 climate summit, with Denmark and New Zealand admitting the threat of investor-state lawsuits has hindered their climate policy ambitions.

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Why Tokyo may struggle to become a green finance hub

Why Tokyo may struggle to become a green finance hub

Tokyo wants to become Asia’s top sustainable finance centre by riding the wave of green bond issuance in Japan. That would require a change in the mindset of local investors and an alignment with international norms, not least around its planned taxonomy.

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