The 6th Global Meeting of the Sustainable Banking Network was held on April 10-11 in Washington DC, alongside the WBG/IMF Spring Meetings. The Global Meeting attracted over 100 participants from nearly 40 countries. The participants included heads of central banks, senior representatives from banking associations, sister networks, and leading financial institutions.
IFC Vice President Ethiopis Tafara opened the event, stating: “What stands out to me the most is the ripple effect of this network – both within our membership and beyond. Your leadership exemplifies the importance of global coordination to address the environmental, social, and governance risks our entire global financial system faces.”
The Global Meeting also showcased the launch of national road maps for sustainable finance by Cambodia, Georgia, and Sri Lanka.
SBN members are living and putting into practice their commitment to policy actions for measurable change in line with international standards. IFC was honored to host SBN members and remains proud to host the SBN Secretariat. SBN looks forward to continuing to showcase emerging markets leadership on this crucial topic at such an important time.