The European Banking Federation supports the holistic and harmonized approach of the European Parliament to the sustainability agenda. To mobilize the capital for sustainable activities, we recognize the need to identify in a clear and operational manner what constitutes sustainable characteristics, improve transparency, data collection as well as step up the educational efforts. While recognizing the challenge of the tasks, it is important to find a balance between i) clear and unambiguous definitions that adequately identify all the risks and opportunities depending on the economic sectors considered, ii) greenwashing, iii) transparency on one hand and the operational feasibility to allow its usage by companies to improve their sustainable actions and reach the objectives set out in the Paris agreement on the other hand. It needs to be kept in mind that only “easy to understand” and “ready to use” tools will enable the mobilization of all actors in the required scale and timeframe.
A lot has changed for Europe's retail banks in the 10 years since our first Retail Banking Radar was released. The newest edition released today looks at how banks can forge a path forward through the inevitable change to come. https://t.co/ox3B2UMn4l
Our director of Mortgages, Jackie Bennett, recently chatted with @AccordMortgages about the UK housing market, the issues, solutions, and what's in store. Listen to the podcast here: https://t.co/738lpdAGpx
"The SSM provides the best possible framework for the supervision of the modern banking system, enabling us to swiftly shrink the set of unknown unknowns and so help protect us from new or emerging risks." #BankingSupervision #BankingUnion
“International Directors Banking Programme” is a new modular programme of three three-day modules at the INSEAD business school in Fontainebleau, France. The content is driven by the needs for bank directors and senior executives working in banks to review and update their corporate governance practices due to the many pressures they face, and will focus on the effectiveness of directors and boards. Successful completion by participants offers certification by INSEAD. Read more
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The EBF is the voice of the European banking sector, bringing together national banking associations from 45 countries. The EBF is committed to a thriving European economy that is underpinned by a stable, secure and inclusive financial ecosystem, and to a flourishing society where financing is available to fund the dreams of citizens, businesses and innovators everywhere.
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