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This article appears on the Chartered Banker Institute website By Simon Thompson, Chief Executive, Chartered Banker Institute Since 1875, the Chartered Banker Institute – the oldest institute of bankers in the world – has played a leading role in helping finance professionals develop and demonstrate the traditional banking values of stewardship, thrift, prudence and professionalism.... View Article

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The City of London Corporation‘s Green Finance Initiative (GFI), in partnership with China’s Green Finance Committee (GFC), announced today that 27 firms from around the world have signed up to a set of green finance guidelines for the Belt and Road In...

  By Hugh Wheelan, Managing Editor, Responsible Investor Responsible Investor (RI), the daily news and features site for ESG and sustainable finance, is holding its 12th annual RI Europe conference in London on 11th-12th June 2019. The conference brings together 700+ top-level investment professionals to learn, share and debate the opportunities and challenges from major... View Article

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With just under 100 days to go until the launch of the Green Finance Institute (2nd July) and registration for the event now open, London has once more been ranked top for the quality of its green finance offering by Z/Yen’s Global Green Finance Index, released today (Wednesday 27th March). The result once again underlines... View Article

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Following the UK-China Green Finance Taskforce meeting in London last year, the UK and China have been partnering to bring green finance closer to the real economy through green and clean technology. These efforts were bolstered on Saturday 23 March, when representatives from the City of London Corporation and Beijing Government signed an agreement to set... View Article

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Credit: Photo by Lacey Williams on Unsplash Single use plastics are associated with negative effects on the environment if they are littered or discarded incorrectly after their use. Not only do they damage terrestrial and marine life, there are significant costs associated with their clean-up when they are disposed of incorrectly. Investing in green infrastructure... View Article

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Credit: Photo by Gordon Williams on Unsplash By Sir Roger Gifford, Chair, City of London’s Green Finance Initiative and Senior Banker, SEB UK The rise of green finance has exceeded expectations both in the UK and internationally. Now new challenges lie ahead, not least Brexit in the case of London. Yet the structural shifts underway... View Article

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Earth observation and remote sensing combined with machine learning has the potential to transform the availability of information in our financial system and change how risks, opportunities, and impacts are measured and managed by financial institutions. ‘Spatial finance’, where geospatial data is integrated into financial theory and practice, creates a significant opportunity for the financial... View Article

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The Chartered Banker Young Banker of the Year 2019 competition is launched. The competition aims to showcase tomorrow’s leaders in UK banking. The Chartered Banker Institute is seeking nominations from amongst 35,000 members, and also more widely from across the UK banking industry, including building societies, credit unions and others, subject to the eligibility criteria. The... View Article

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