Forms of sustainable finance have grown rapidly in recent years, as a growing number of institutional investors and funds now incorporate various ESG investing approaches. This page provides access to OECD work on monitoring developments in ESG rating and investing.
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This report provides an overview of concepts, assessments, and conducts quantitative analysis to shed light on both the progress and challenges with respect to the current state of ESG investing.
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This report assesses the landscape of criteria and measurement within the E pillar of ESG investing to better understand the extent to which E scores reflect outputs such as carbon emissions and core metrics that capture the negative effects of business activities on the environment, and to understand the impact of climate change to businesses.
This report offers guidance to policy makers in Southeast Asia to enable SMEs and entrepreneurs to access a broad range of financial instruments. It provides an overview of eight alternative financing instruments beyond traditional bank lending.
This report provides updates of trends and developments associated with sovereign borrowing requirements and debt levels from the perspective of public debt managers for the OECD area and country groupings.
This annual report analyses insurance market statistics collected by the OECD to monitor the insurance industry’s overall performance and health. It covers all OECD countries plus selected Asian, African and Latin American countries.
24 June 2020 - This webinar covered China’s proposed Central Bank Digital Currency (DC/EP), its new Blockchain-based Service Network (BSN), some of the interesting commercial applications being developed, from insurance to supply chains, as well as the role the government is playing in fostering blockchain innovation, as well as the policy and regulatory environment.
Disasters present a broad range of human, social, financial, economic and environmental impacts, with potentially long-lasting, multi-generational effects. The financial management of these impacts is a key challenge for individuals and governments in developed and developing countries. The OECD supports the development of strategies for the financial management of natural and man-made disaster risks.
With the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic eroding market and business confidence, this policy note encourages finnancial authorities to implement early and ambitious policy responses in their respective jurisdictions.
This report examines the benefits of asset tokenisation and the challenges to its wider adoption and discusses the policy implications of tokenisation for financial markets.