Presents global perspectives and case studies on the financial services sector which evaluate progress and suggest tools that may be useful in improving performance towards the end-goal of sustainable banking .
Table of Contents
Table of ContentsEditorial IntroductionJan Jaap Bouma, Erasmus University, Netherlands, Marcel H.A. Jeucken, Rabobank, Netherlands, and Leon Klinkers, Deloitte & Touche, Netherlands World Review The Changing Environment of BanksMarcel H.A. Jeucken, Rabobank, Netherlands, and Jan Jaap Bouma, Erasmus University, NetherlandsSustainable Banking at UBSHeinrich Hugenschmidt, UBS AG, Switzerland, Josef Janssen, University of St Gallen, Switzerland, and Yann Kermode and Inge Schumacher, UBS AG, SwitzerlandReporting on the Environment: Current Practice in the Financial Services SectorKaisa Tarna, KPMG, FinlandTransparency and the Green Investment MarketWalter Kahlenborn, Ecologic, GermanyThe Growth and Environment Scheme: The EU, the Financial Sector and Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises as Partners in Promoting SustainabilityMarc Leistner, European Investment Fund, LuxembourgInternational Financial Institutions and The Three Gorges Hydroelectric Power SchemeKate Kearins and Greg O’Malley, University of Waikato, New ZealandEstimating the Financial Effects of Companies’ Environmental Performance and ExposureRobert Repetto and Duncan Austin, World Resources Institute, USA