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December 28, 2021

Global | The contribution of sustainable finance to the transition to a low-carbon economy

The development of sustainable finance is gathering pace, driven by a strong appetite from investors and a high level of ambition in climate policies. However, it is not enough for the investment needed for the energy transition, which requires removing the existing obstacles with decisive measures.

October 15, 2021

Financial Regulation: Weekly Update. Oct 15, 2021

In this publication you will find, on a weekly basis, our selection of the most relevant news regarding financial regulation.

August 10, 2021

Asia | Battling against climate change: what role can central banks play?

Asia is at the frontier of battling against climate change while the central banks have already had a series of initiatives to link monetary policy to climate change risks.

July 27, 2021

Global | How likely are decarbonization targets? A data-driven approach

Based on historical evidence, the Economic Watch assesses the plausibility of meeting Net-zero and NDC emission pathways (with GDP growth conditioned or not to BBVA baseline) and suggests that if unprecedented shocks are not induced (e.g. through carbon price policies), climate targets will not be reached.

May 17, 2021

Europe | Zero emissions

The recent agreement of the European Council and the European Parliament to reach climate neutrality by 2050 has sped up the global race in commitments to achieving zero greenhouse gas emissions.