Financial Service Sector And Sustainability (5)
Are you doing enough to engage your customers while maintaining compliance? Green businesses – Wells Fargo provided $500 million to support customers who have made environmental sustainability a key part of their missions, including companies focused on renewable energy, energy efficiency, sustainable agriculture and forestry, and resource management.
The impact of the financial services sector on society and the environment derives mostly from the capital it employs – from financing infrastructure projects in developing nations to providing loans to businesses – with effects that can change the risk profiles of borrowers and lenders (PriceWaterhouseCoopers, 2009).
Commercial and Corporate Banking: All transactions for organizations and businesses of all sizes, including commercial and corporate banking, project and structured finance, transactions with and medium sized enterprise and the provision of financial services to government and government departments.
They seek to promote better understanding of the implications of climate change amongst our members and other institutional investors and encourage companies and markets in which IIGCC members invest to address any material risks and opportunities to their businesses associated with climate change and a shift to a lower carbon economy.
In the United States, the Coalition for Environmentally Responsible Economies (CERES, 2009) (pronounced series”) is a national network of investors, environmental organizations and other public interest groups working with companies and investors to address sustainability challenges such as global climate change.