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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.

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FIA Sustainable Finance Report 2021

Our report helps provide updates on climate-related policy, information on sustainability related contracts and other private sector developments, and a look ahead to potential future work areas that will impact the global cleared derivatives industry.

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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 responds to UK’s call for evidence on Green Finance Strategy

    FIA has responded to the UK government’s call for evidence to support its update of the Green Finance Strategy. The response stresses the need for well-balanced, principle-based regulation that complements and encourages market innovation. It also highlights new products as a potential growth area to support the transition to a low-carbon economy.

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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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  • FIA EPTA response to the European Commission consultation on the functioning of the ESG ratings market in the European Union and on the consideration of ESG factors in credit ratings

    FIA EPTA welcomes the opportunity to respond to the European Commission consultation on the functioning of the ESG ratings market in the European Union and on the consideration of ESG factors in credit ratings FIA EPTA members believe regulation is needed to build credible and meaningful ESG ratings. Investors need the ESG ratings for their investment decisions, as ESG investments are growing, the demand for ESG ratings will only grow.

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