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Social banks and the future of sustainable finance

Olaf Weber

Social banks and the future of sustainable finance

by Olaf Weber

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Published by Routledge in Abingdon, Oxon, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Community development,
  • Social responsibility in banking,
  • Finance,
  • Social responsibility of business,
  • Social aspects,
  • Development banks,
  • Banks and banking

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Olaf Weber and Sven Remer
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHG1601 .S58 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 232 p. :
    Number of Pages232
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24881265M
    ISBN 109780415583299, 9780203827871
    LC Control Number2010040394

      By Ariel Pinchot and Giulia Christianson. Private sector banks can play a pivotal role in financing the transition to a low-carbon, sustainable future—and they face growing political, market and social pressure to do so.. Indeed, just two weeks ago at the UN Climate Summit in New York City, we saw banks making new commitments to disclose the carbon emissions of their investment and loan.   Contents. Introduction: Public finance for a better future by Lavinia Steinfort; Money for people by Mary Mellor In the wake of the financial crisis, governments used the power of public money to rescue the banks and other large businesses, rather than to meet people’s needs.

      Banks and social enterprise including investment banking and corporate finance, to social enterprises, which many banks do not offer to social enterprises and Author: Claudia Cahalane.   5 Innovations Changing The Future Of Food; Could Leave Central Banks Powerless, Warns New Book. supporting the values or ideals of sustainable finance and Author: Ted Knutson.

    “The bank of the future will be inherently social and use intelligence to connect groups together. Customers will still need somewhere to go, but the opportunity is to create a Carphone Warehouse or Apple Store-like experience in banking that connects ecosystems,” ventures Maslaveckas.   However, as leading World Bank and IFC observer Bruce Rich outlines in his Book, Foreclosing the Future, IFC’s policy/practice disconnect is hardly new, so will be challenging to overcome. 5) A Soft Approach. A consistent critique of nearly all global sustainable finance initiatives is their voluntary, self-regulatory structure.


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