Necessary Ambition – An Sustainable Banking Network Task Force Report – IFC – June 22, 2020

On June 22, 2020 the International Finance Corporation (IFC) announced the release of the report “Necessary Ambition: How Low-Income Countries Are Adopting Sustainable Finance to Address Poverty, Climate Change, and Other Urgent Challenges, along with its 16 case studies, 8 country reports, and a set of tools to support decisions in developing and implementing sustainable […]

“Companies’ ESG scores improve countries’ macroeconomic growth, report finds” – GreenBiz – June 9, 2020

On June 9, 2020 GreenBiz covered a new research report by the University of Oxford that examines the relationship between private sector corporate ESG performance and macroeconomic growth. “Private sector companies’ environmental, social and governance (ESG) performance can improve countries’ economic growth, according to landmark research published last week that contains major implications for policymakers […]