Finance Taskforce

Delivering on the SDGs and the commitments under the Paris Agreement requires mobilizing and shifting trillions of public and private capital. To achieve low carbon and climate resilient sustainable development, Finance Taskforce is engaged in policy research and recommendations as well as capacity building. Specific areas are responsible investment (ESG investment etc.), financing options, financial disclosure on climate-related risks, responses to business opportunities, and financial flows regarding SDGs.

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As one of the pillars of Japan’s sustainable finance policy, “ESG Regional Finance” emphasises the promotion of Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) finance in the banking sector, and its purpose is often framed in the context of economic...
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The Next Chapter of Sustainable Finance in the EU and Japan: Key Implications for Financial Market Actors and Industry

The EU and Japan have both recently made important progress in enacting key sustainable finance policies. The European Commission (EC) adopted a comprehensive package of measures in April 2021 to facilitate the flow of investments towards...

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