As concern around the impact of climate change on businesses grows, many regulators have announced their intentions to include ESG requirements in reporting frameworks
Invesco‘s Claudia Castro and Wim Vandenhoeck explore how central banks can strike a balance between innovation and disruption with their sustainability agendas.
Arnab Das, global market strategist, Europe, the Middle East and Africa, at Invesco explores why central banks must play a role in ESG risk mitigation, management and prevention, as they are expected to during wars, pandemics and other major shocks.
Central Banking speaks to four policy-makers for their thoughts on ESG principles, their respective institutions’ approaches, potential restrictions and an update on integration.
Operating hours, access and data standards should all be considered by central banks contemplating an RTGS overhaul
Formal autonomy should help shield central bank from political pressure linked to 2022 elections, but challenges remain
Higher issuance of government-compliant bonds is insufficient to offer investable alternatives to central banks.
Climate-friendly balance sheets come at a ‘greenium’, panellists argue at a roundtable at Central Banking’s Summer Meetings, in collaboration with Invesco.
Covid-19 forced central bank comms teams to innovate fast. How much of it will stick?
St Louis president calls for tapering, quantifies AIT and details Congress’s role in Fed ethics
Antti Heinonen explores the unusual patterns in banknote demand in 2020
Ex-US Treasury head speaks about fiscal ‘overexpansion’, Fed/Treasury debt discord and ‘unknown unknowns’
BIS chief speaks about policy trade-offs at a critical time, tech collaboration, tackling NBFIs and the dearth of ‘green’ assets
Triffin’s story is well told by Maes, whose extensive personal and academic research shines through
Accelerating technological evolution, difficulties accessing and retaining technical staff, and limited resources will present growing challenges for central banks in the future
Dedicated diversity strategies remain uncommon among central banks, despite growing recognition of the need for better minority representation
Paul Fisher, fellow at the Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership and senior adviser for Oliver Wyman, discusses how central banks can act to contribute to mitigating and adapting to climate change, and identifies some worthwhile interventions.
Moyo offers insights into the skills required to be a valued board director
Kenneth Rogoff weighs up the many challenges facing central banks in the years ahead
The review process represents operational best practice, but will fail to unify the Governing Council
Reformed framework may allow greater stimulus to tackle weak inflation expectations, but Governing Council is already divided
Having worked on its Digital Currency Management System since 2016, Bitt has launched the first synthetic CBDC in Barbados, followed by another first in the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union in March this year, with more ahead
BNP Paribas asks, in a world challenged by the Covid‑19 pandemic and empowered by recovery from it, what’s next for the central banking sector? Also discussing how banks and central banks can collaborate to encourage sustainable growth and build a better…