Financial Services Sector (3)
The Financial Services Sector represents a vital component of our nation’s critical infrastructure. The increased usage of mobile devices have led a few financial services providers or new aspirants to think of a mobile only banking platform, an extension and consolidation to the myriad of mobile apps available for carrying various banking functions; a mobile only bank that would offer services similar to a traditional brick and mortar or online banking channel.
With the reality of increasing, devastating business interruptions due to hurricanes and other natural disasters, terrorist threats, regional infrastructure failures, and breaches in technology security, this initiative is re-defining what it takes for the financial services industry to stay in business, no matter what the circumstances.
Through regional activities, a comprehensive work program, training programs and research, UNEP FI carries out its mission to identify, promote, and realize the adoption of best environmental and sustainability practice at all levels of financial institution operations.
In a recent survey, Charles Schwab replied N/A” to the question about physical risk of climate change, while Lehman Brothers stated physical risks pose a threat to the operations of all financial services firms and therefore the financial markets overall.” (Sussman and Freed, 2008, p. 10).
Most modern financial businesses employ remote workers—on the road, in temporary offices, and embedded with clients. Also, retail banking covers other services to individuals such as transaction management, payroll management, small loans, foreign exchange services, derivatives and similar types of instruments. With financial sales vacancies throughout the UK we are now a recognised leader in finding people the best roles in UK banking. Before proceeding, however, we must note that the discourse around sustainability is matched by a discourse on risk and the financial services industry. The Department of Treasury is designated as the Sector-Specific Agency for the Financial Services Sector.