G7 Ministers highlight importance of Sustainable Finance in 2017 Communiqué

In a communique released on 12 June at the end of a two-day meeting in Bologna, hosted by Italy, G7 environment ministers – including the US – called increased sustainable financing “fundamental” to the achievement of sustainability and climate goals.

Communiqué – G7 Bologna Environment Ministers’ Meeting, Bologna, Italy, 11-12 June 2017

The UNEP Inquiry into the Design of a Sustainable Financial System presented two reports at the meeting, which were endorsed in the final communique.:

  1. Mobilizing Sustainable Finance for SMEs
  2. Financial Centres for Sustainability