Why big banks need to be “big boys” when considering sustainability

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To what extent do financial institutions bear a responsibility for the activities of their customers?

In an industry whose principal function is to move money around in service of business, the concept of social impact may seem far removed from a bank’s core functions, but there’s increasing pressure on banks to play a greater role in the battle against climate change.

Relevant Sustainable Development Goals

Hear Mikkel Larsen of Singapore’s DBS Bank tell us how DBS has been addressing these complex questions, and how it’s putting together an alliance to help banks monitor and measure their environmental and social impact.
 
Watch the video below for the full interview:

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Teymoor Nabili

Publisher & CEO, Tech For Impact

Mikkel Larsen

Chief Sustainability Officer, DBS Bank

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