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Sustainable Banking Networks Regional Workshops, January 2021


In January 2021, the SBN Measurement Working Group (MWG) co-chairs, Financial Superintendence of Colombia (SFC), Mongolian Sustainable Finance Association (MSFA), and Moroccan Capital Market Authority (AMMC), partnered with SBN to host 3 regional workshops for SBN members.

These technical exchanges are part of the development of SBN's 3rd Global Progress Report and Country Reports in 2021. The SBN Global Progress Report is the most comprehensive benchmarking of sustainable finance national frameworks in the emerging markets worldwide. 50 organizations from 35 countries were represented in these engaging discussions by 82 participants from financial regulatory institutions and banking associations, in addition to multiple IFC global and local teams.

During the workshops, the SBN Secretariat team presented the SBN 2021 Sustainable Finance Measurement Framework and how countries can leverage this Framework to design their national sustainable finance policies, guidelines, voluntary principles, and roadmaps. SBN members shared their national sustainable finance development journeys and exchanged experiences in critical areas, such as climate risk management and green taxonomies. All agreed that this regional technical discussion was a desirable format for knowledge sharing and capacity building.

Watch the highlighted speeches and presentations:



SBN Measurement Working Group (2020 - )

The current SBN Measurement Working Group (MWG) members represent 23 financial sector regulators and industry associations from 22 countries and regions. They are Bangladesh Bank, Association of Banks in Cambodia, China Banking and Insurance Regulatory Commission, Colombian Banking Association (Asobancaria), Financial Superintendence of Colombia (SFC), Central Bank of Egypt, Reserve Bank of Fiji, National Bank of Georgia, Honduras National Commission of Banks and Insurance (CNBS), the Indonesia Financial Services Authority (OJK), Kenya Bankers Association, Union of Banks of Kyrgyzstan, Maldives Monetary Authority, Mongolian Sustainable Finance Association (MSFA), Moroccan Capital Market Authority (AMMC), Panama Banking Association (ABP), Central Bank of Philippines (BSP), Association of Serbian Banks, Central Bank of Sri Lanka,  Central Bank of Tunisia, Banking Regulation and Supervision Agency of Turkey (BDDK), National Bank of Ukraine, and Latin American Banking Federation (FELABAN).

To learn more about national sustainable finance initiatives in emerging markets, check out the SBN 2019 Global and Country Progress Reports at ifc.org/sbn2019report.


More colleagues participated in this session but are not captured by this screenshot due to technical constrains.
** Quotes collected and images produced by AMMC. Copyright reserved.