G20 Leaders highlight sustainable finance again in 2017 Communiqué

The importance of Sustainable Finance was once again recognized by G20 leaders through the Hamburg Action Plan, launched on 8 July, and in sustainability topics highlighted in the Leader’s Declaration, including

G20 Leaders were informed by the 2017 updates from the G20 Green Finance Study Group, which focused on two themes:

  1. Application of environmental risk analysis (ERA) in the financial industry [Download pdf report]
  2. Use of publicly available environmental data (PAED) for financial risk analysis [Download pdf report]

The GFSG also presented a Progress Report on the seven options in the 2016 GFSG Synthesis Report and 2016 G20 Communiqué.

More documents are available on the G20 Green Finance Study Group repository.