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Financial crimes and land conversion: Uncovering risk for financial institutions

This report outlines the risks financial institutions face due to land conversion and related financial crimes. It emphasises the convergence of land conversion with crimes like money laundering and corruption, highlighting the need for robust due diligence and risk assessment. It introduces an Environmental Crimes Financial Toolkit to aid institutions in mitigating these risks.
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Bankrolling ecosystem destruction: The EU must stop the cash flow to businesses destroying nature

29 March 2024
The report analysed the financial flows of 135 companies in ecosystem risk sectors and found that 22.1% (US$278b) of credit and 9.4% (US$65b) of investment came from EU-based financial institutions from 2015 to 2023. The report recommends that EU regulation should align finance with global environmental targets to prevent financial flows from contributing to ecosystem destruction.
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Navigating transition finance: An action list

26 March 2024
This report explores how transition finance can help decarbonise high-emitting activities and enable decarbonisation in other economic activities. The report provides recommendations to improve awareness, provide clarity on transition activities and finance products, and mitigate risks associated with transition finance. A collaborative effort is required to navigate the complex landscape of economic, regulatory, environmental, and technological considerations.
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2024 XDI gross domestic climate risk report

The 2024 XDI report ranks over 2,600 regions worldwide according to the projected damage to the built environment from extreme weather and climate change, including floods, wildfires and sea-level rises, and which of these regions are likely to see the largest escalation in damage from 1990 to 2050. Used by companies, governments and investors looking for data on sub-sovereign and regional risk.
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Change finance, not the climate

4 June 2020
This is a comprehensive and practical handbook by Transnational Institute and Institute for Policy Studies. This report outlines how to democratically marshal financial resources for a Global Green New Deal and to green the financial institutions by focusing on central banking, private banks, and financial markets towards tackling climate chaos.
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Investor toolkit on human rights

This toolkit provides practical guidance for institutional investors to assess and address human rights risks within investment activities. With tools, case studies and standard-setting activities, this Investor Toolkit encourages proactive management of human rights risks.
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200 and counting: Global financial institutions are exiting coal

Financial institutions (FI) across the world are increasingly recognising the risks and opportunities connected to coal, and many are reducing their exposure to the industry. The number of FIs withdrawing from coal is rapidly increasing, and this report catalogues the global trend towards coal withdrawal.
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Sustainable banking in ASEAN

This 2019 report analyses the sustainability strategies of 35 ASEAN banks based on environmental, social and governance indicators. This year's update highlights the increasing recognition of ESG integration into mainstream finance, although progress must be made, particularly in climate-related risk management.
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The climate benefits of plastic waste management in India and Southeast Asia: Investing in waste management and recycling solutions in India and Southeast Asia could reduce GHG emissions by 229 million tonnes by 2030

According to the Circulate Initiative's GHG calculator, proper waste management and recycling solutions can potentially reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 229 million tonnes by 2030. Notably, mismanaged plastic waste rates in six Southeast Asian countries range from 50% to 75%. Better plastic waste management and recycling can also contribute to the transition towards a low-carbon economy, making the waste and recycling industry a potential asset for climate-focused investors.
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Global macro shifts: Global growth: Headwinds or tailwinds?

This report presents a positive outlook on global growth, forecasting "sufficiently supportive" US and UK growth in 2015. Though discussing risks and inevitable market adjustments, the report emphasises the decline in oil prices' potential to "differentiate between strong and poor performers" globally.
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