Insights

How financial services exemplars are mobilising climate risk programmes

Last year, following the Bank of England's Supervisory Statement outlining expectations from financial service firms to ramp up their risk response to climate change, I wrote a talent blog exploring the steps that financial services firms should take to identify the required skills to manage climate financial risk.

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Climate Risk: Reputation risk and the impact of greenwashing

Another day and another raft of damning greenwashing headlines for some of the world’s biggest banks. With consumer climate education, interest and activism all growing at a rapid rate, financial ...

Topics: Featured, Flexible, Financial Climate risk

March 25, 2021
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Firms’ current climate disclosures seen as “woefully inadequate”

As the expectation of increased climate risk disclosure in financial services firms grows, so have fears of firms “greenwashing” disclosures to appear on track, whilst actual actions and claims ...

Topics: Featured, Flexible, Financial Climate risk

February 9, 2021
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Gearing up your teams to tackle your exposure to climate risk

Last year, the Bank of England released a Supervisory Statement (SS3/19) which outlines how they expect banks and insurers to ramp up their financial risk response to climate change.

Topics: Featured, Flexible, Talent Solutions, Financial Climate risk, Climate risk

November 19, 2020
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Climate Risk – Jumping into the water

Tuesday 10th November saw the Global Association of Risk Professionals (GARP) host the first part of their Climate Risk Symposium.

Topics: Featured, Risk Management, Flexible, Financial Climate risk, Climate risk

November 12, 2020
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Tackling climate change risk - Encouragement from the Bank of England

Following a dramatic week of USA Election news culminating with the calling of Joe Biden as President-elect, the expectation is that the United States will seek to re-enter the Paris Climate ...

Topics: Featured, Flexible, Financial Climate risk

November 9, 2020
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Takeaways from the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) 2020 Status Report

At 114 pages long, the TCFD’s third Status Report annual covering 2020 is quite the substantial read. However, condensing and highlighting some of the key areas showed several interesting themes that ...

Topics: Featured, Risk Management, Flexible, Financial Climate risk

October 29, 2020
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Negative interest rates – Bank of England targeting operational readiness

Monday 12th October saw the Bank of England (BoE) publish its latest Dear CEO letter, this time focusing on operational readiness for a zero or negative Bank Rate. This follows the Bank signposting ...

Topics: Featured, Client Assets (CASS), Risk Management, Investment Management, Insurance, Banking, SMCR

October 12, 2020
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FCA Coronavirus additional guidance - Free Downloadable Toolkit

Following their first publications of Temporary Guidance for firms between March and July 2020, the FCA followed up with their additional expectation of firms for mortgage, overdraft and consumer ...

Topics: Featured, Client Assets (CASS), Risk Management, Investment Management, Insurance, Banking, SMCR

September 30, 2020
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