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Financial institutions face many challenges in the context of the French and European transition to a low-carbon, climate-resilient economy. The involvement of financial players can vary: adaptation to changes, support for businesses, or commitment to generate an impact. In all cases, far-reaching changes are required to adapt tools and practices to changes in regulations, the economy, markets and the expectations of customers and project leaders. Finally, the financial system must place climate considerations at the heart of its operations in order to control risks and identify opportunities. In line with the sustainable finance plans defined in the National Low Carbon Strategy and the European Green Pact, the ClimAct Finance project seeks to integrate climate into risk management and to strengthen transparency in terms of the contribution of institutions to the fight against climate change and their resilience to its consequences.

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    The Sustainable Finance Observatory publishes its first activity report 7 April 2021

    The Sustainable Finance Observatory aims to contribute to the transparency, monitoring, and evaluation of the gradual transformation of French financial players. Seven months after its creation, it publishes its first activity report. The latter aims to provide an inventory of its creation and operation. It also seeks to promote similar initiatives by presenting the main stages in the creation of a Financial Center Observatory. Download file

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    Sustainable Finance Observatory: the Scientific and Expertise Committee publishes its preliminary recommendations 25 February 2021

    In line with the transparency dynamic set up within the Sustainable Finance Observatory, the independent Scientific and Expert Committee has just published its first preliminary recommendations. The Observatory's Steering Committee should soon respond to its recommendations. Download file

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    Sustainable Finance Observatory: ADEME and 2DII present their comments and proposals 12 February 2021

    2DII and ADEME present their comments and recommendations on the areas for improvement of the Sustainable Finance Observatory in order to achieve its mid-term objectives, as well as proposals to achieve them! Download file

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    TCFD: the AMF assesses the implementation of the framework by ten French financial institutions 3 February 2021

    The AMF assessed the implementation of the TCFD framework by 10 French financial institutions, based on an in-depth analysis of their reports and interviews. This study highlights the main difficulties faced and presents good practices and next steps in order to support the institutions who choose to disclose climate risks and opportunities against this voluntary framework. Download file

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    EU Ecolabel: ADEME, the AMF, and the Ministries respond to the consultation on the third technical report 23 December 2020

    French public authorities’ comments on the criteria of the EU Ecolabel for financial (3rd technical report) Download file

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    On the Road to Paris: 2DII's report on financial institutions climate commitments 15 December 2020

    Marking the fifth anniversary of the Paris Agreement, 2° Investing Initiative has released a new report that scrutinizes the progress made so far by the global financial sector with regard to their climate-related commitments. 2DII finds that, overall, financial institutions’ climate strategies and target-setting efforts must be evidence-based in order for the sector to meet the climate challenge and contribute better to decarbonization of the real-economy. Download file