Banking on Sustainability: Is the Financial Sector Doing Enough?

27 September 2012 - Guardian Sustainable Business Blog, Roger Cowe

There is talk of culture change and low carbon principles in the global banking sector, but the industry must do far more to build sustainability into new strategies.  ... The Equator Principles, which attempt to limit financing of damaging infrastructure projects such as destructive dams, have 77 signatories including many of the world's largest banks. A third version of the principles, originally launched in 2013, will soon be finalised, extending their scope and strengthening reporting requirements.  Read More.