Green Banking Regulation: Setting Out a Framework

Report for the Practitioners‘ Dialogue on Climate Investments (PDCI). Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, October 2016

16 Pages Posted: 7 Dec 2016

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Nannette Lindenberg

German Development Institute/Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE)

Ulrich Volz

University of London - School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) - Economics; Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE) - German Development Institute (DIE)

Date Written: October 2016

Abstract

This policy brief discusses the case for central banks and other financial authorities to devise green banking frameworks and regulation and outlines the sustainable banking frameworks that are currently being developed in Bangladesh, the Dominican Republic and Pakistan as proto-types within the framework of the Practitioners’ Dialogue on Climate Investments (PDCI). The paper describes the challenges of implementing green and sustainable financial market regulation and provides policy recommendations for regulatory authorities that consider introducing such regulations.

Keywords: green financial regulation, green finance, Central Bank policies, developing countries

JEL Classification: E58, F30, O11

Suggested Citation

Lindenberg, Nannette and Volz, Ulrich, Green Banking Regulation: Setting Out a Framework (October 2016). Report for the Practitioners‘ Dialogue on Climate Investments (PDCI). Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, October 2016. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2881919

Nannette Lindenberg (Contact Author)

German Development Institute/Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE) ( email )

Tulpenfeld 6
Bonn, 53113
Germany

Ulrich Volz

University of London - School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) - Economics

London, WC1E 7HU
United Kingdom

Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE) - German Development Institute (DIE) ( email )

Tulpenfeld 4
Bonn, 53113
Germany

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