Volume 24 of the ILF Book Series entitled "Green Banking and Green Central Banking: What are the right concepts?" has been published.
It is the 9th book in the series on the future of the finance sector edited by Prof. Dr. Andreas Dombret and Mr. Patrick Kenadjian and published by De Gruyter, Berlin.
Published to coincide with the COP26 conference in Glasgow, this book presents and expands on the proceedings of a day-long conference held by the ILF, in cooperation with Oliver Wyman, on January 25, 2021, which reached an audience of over 1,000 on the topic of green banking and green central banking. This book covers in depth issues relating to the danger of climate change and what must be done to deal with it.
It contains the major address delivered by Ms. Christine Lagarde, President of the European Central Bank on the subject of climate change and central banking and remarks by Dr. Jens Weidmann, President of the Deutsche Bundesbank on the role central bankers should play in combating climate change. Additional distinguished authors include senior policy makers, bankers and investors, among others CEOs Dr. Günther Bräunig of KfW Bankengruppe, Dr. Werner Hoyer of the EIB, Mr. Wiebe Draijer of Rabobank and Mr. Christian Sewing of Deutsche Bank and Mr. Jose Manuel Campa, Chair of the European Banking Authority, Mr. John Berrigan, Director General, DG FISMA at the European Commission and Dr. Jörg Kukies, State Secretary at the German Federal Ministry of Finance setting forth their views on the roles their institutions can play in combating climate change.