Review of Financial Markets: June 2021

The June 2021 issue of Review of Financial Markets gathers reports from the best brains in finance, academia, and governments worldwide to support the global response to crises caused by the pandemic
Edited by George Littlejohn MCSI, senior adviser to the CISI


UK launches new £10m research centre to spur a greener global financial system

We welcome a new £10m green finance centre at Oxford University – the Centre for Greening Finance & Investment (CGFI) – with which the CISI is delighted to be involved. This is a national centre to accelerate the adoption and use of climate and environmental data and analytics by financial institutions internationally.

The ultimate vision of CGFI is for financial institutions to be able to access and use “consistent, timely, and appropriate climate and environmental data and analytics” for any point on planet Earth historically, in the present, and projected into the future, for every major sector, and for the complete spectrum of material climate and environmental factors.

Fault lines in European anti-money laundering need urgent fixing

A January 2021 report, Anti-money laundering in the EU: time to get serious, by the Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS), one of the world’s leading think tanks, and the European Credit Research Institute (ECRI), based on an inquiry chaired by Eero Heinäluoma, Member of the European Parliament and former Finnish Minister of Finance, shone a bright light on some of the key failings, in both government and finance.

Rapporteur Karel Lannoo, CEO of CEPS, and his co-rapporteur, Richard Parlour of Financial Markets Law International, a regular contributor to CISI on financial crime, in this work drawn from the main report, address some of the key challenges facing our sector.

Read the full report 

How to pay for going green: Bill Gates and the 'Green Premium'A review of How to avoid a climate disaster by John Adams, director of AMCD and of HR China & Financial, which specialises in green recruitment and training, and Bob Colins,
technical adviser at AMCD.

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Published: 03 Aug 2021
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