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Sustainable Finance

The impacts of climate change are real and urgent, and FIA stands with our member firms in a shared mission of helping the world manage transition risks and build a more sustainable global economy.

  • Enabling the Transition; FIA EPTA member’s commitment to supporting the transition toward sustainable capital markets

    Today, FIA EPTA published a paper on the importance of Secondary Markets for the transition towards sustainable capital markets. 

    FIA EPTA believes the key to a successful green transition are the secondary markets because they enable asset holders to buy or sell ESG products on behalf of end-investors, insurance holders, or pension participants. Market makers provide liquidity and choice to investment managers to adjust their portfolios, pursue their trading & investment strategies and manage their risk, at low cost and with ease globally.

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  • FIA responds to CFTC Request for Information on climate-related financial risk

    FIA has responded to the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) Request for Information (RFI), which sought public comment on climate-related financial risk to better inform its understanding and oversight of climate-related financial risk as pertinent to the derivatives markets and underlying commodities markets. 

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  • FIA EPTA response to the EBA Discussion Paper on the role of Environmental Risks in the Prudential Framework

    FIA EPTA welcomes the opportunity to respond to the European Banking Authority (EBA) Discussion Paper on the role of Environmental Risks in the Prudential Framework. In 2019 FIA EPTA established a Sustainable Finance Committee for its member firms to explore how liquidity providers can contribute to the green transition. It is FIA EPTA’s view that sustainable finance offers a great promise in unlocking investment capital that is essential for fighting climate change and mitigating its impact for citizens.

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  • FIA EPTA response to the UK Government Call for Evidence to support its update of the Green Finance Strategy

    FIA EPTA welcomes the opportunity to respond to the United Kingdom (UK) Government Call for Evidence to support its update of the Green Finance Strategy.  FIA EPTA members believe that the UK Government is at the forefront of the global fight against climate change and mitigating its impact on citizens. The UK Government showed its leadership during COP26 in Glasgow and with the review of many legislative initiatives as also this Call for Evidence shows.

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