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The role of the banking industry in facilitating climate change mitigation and the transition to a low-carbon global economy

Bowman, Megan


Against a background of regulatory uncertainty, this article contends that voluntary action by the banking industry has potential to facilitate climate change mitigation and the transition to a low-carbon economy. First, it evidences the relationship between the banking industry and climate change by focusing on three hallmarks of banking business, namely risk assessment, financing and profiteering. Secondly, it shows how banks in their role as creditors, investors, advisers and heads of supply...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2010
Type: Journal article
Source: Environmental and Planning Law Journal


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