Green Finance

The sustainability regulatory agenda has been accelerating in Central Banks around the world at the same time as the market for sustainable finance has been growing strongly. We analyze both phenomena in order to provide an overview of trends for Brazil.

About Green Finance

The world is increasingly aware of the need for a more sustainable economy and the financial system is part of this movement. But what is green finance? It refers to capital flows directed towards green investments, projects, funds, and bonds that encourage the reduction of climate and environmental risks. Stay on top of this trend.
The new data dashboard allows comparison of countries’ performance in respect with the sustainable economy environmental goals.
Climate change poses risks to the financial sector, whether this is due to the threat of natural disasters or to the uncertainties surrounding the energy transition. The Brazilian Central Bank is now proposing that financial institutions include these dimensions into their Risk Appetite Statement.