The topic of sustainability also concerns the Swiss financial centre and the financial institutions. Green finance focuses on how the business world is dealing with climate change. This page provides key information published by FINMA on this topic.
The financial sector is exposed to risks as a result of biodiversity loss. This emerged from a joint study by De Nederlandsche Bank (DNB) and PBL Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency. The new study builds on the report Values at risk?, published last year by DNB, in which risks of biodiversity loss were investigated in qualitative terms.
This page contains publications produced by National Insurance Commission (NIC) related to Market Research.
The presentation by the Superintendant Tomas Soley Perez, at the Climate Dialogue Table with the Financial Sector, explored the role of the financial sector in the Climate Agenda.
The NIC research unit and CDC Consult undertook a rapid assessment of the impact of COVID-19 pandemic on the insurance industry in Ghana to identify the opportunities, threats, and readiness of insurance companies to meet the June 2021 deadline to inform policies by the regulator.
It sets out five recommendations with proposed courses of action for supervisors and provides them with an overview of the current state of play among their peers in terms of integrating climate-related and environmental risks into supervision.
The NGFS Climate Scenarios (the scenarios) have been developed to provide a common starting point for analysing climate risks to the economy and financial system. While developed primarily for use by central banks and supervisors they may also be useful to the broader financial, academic and corporate communities. This document provides an overview of the key transition risks, physical risks and economic impact of climate change.
This Guide provides practical advice on using scenario analysis to assess climate risks to the economy and financial system. It is based on the initial experiences of NGFS members and observers, and also aims to progress discussion on the methodologies used. While mainly aimed at central banks and supervisors, many aspects of the Guide might also prove informative to the wider community.
This report of the Network for Greening the Financial System builds on the network’s October 2018 progress report, in which members acknowledged that “climate-related risks are a source of financial risk. It is therefore within the mandates of central banks and supervisors to ensure the financial system is resilient to these risks.
A decade has passed since the A2ii was established, and this special Anniversary Edition Annual Report commemorates it. In 2019, A2ii worked on climate and disaster risk, digitalisation and gender, to mention a few. It also convened important stakeholders from around the globe at its Anniversary Conference: High-level Forum and Expert Symposium. Details regarding its activities can be read in the report.