Friday, May 11, 2018

We need to reimagine banking”, says BBVA on climate change

One of Spain’s largest banks has called on financial institutions to do more to tackle climate change.
BBVA’s Executive Chairman, Francisco González, says we
 need to reimagine banking to tackle climate change.
“Banks need to help customers drive sustainable development and transition towards a low-carbon economy”, said Francisco González, BBVA’s Executive Chairman.

“The burden of responsibility that rests on humanity’s shoulders is unprecedented.”

He was speaking at the opening of a forum on sustainable finance, hosted by the bank in Madrid, which was also attended by Spain’s Deputy Prime Minister.

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