NGFS-GRASFI-INSPIRE exchange – Climate Risk and Financial Stability in the Network of Banks and Investment Funds

Serafín Martínez Jaramillo (Banco de México) will present the paper “Climate Risk and Financial Stability in the Network of Banks and Investment Funds” co-authored with Alan Roncoroni (University of Zurich), Stefano Battiston (University of Zurich; Ca Foscari University of Venice), Luis Onésimo Leonardo Escobar Farfàn (Banco de Mexico).

The NGFS-GRASFI-INSPIRE exchange is designed to strengthen the connection, collaboration and research exchange between the central bankers, financial supervisors and the academic community to share and explore new and innovative research that advances the agenda on greening the financial system. New editions occur monthly and are co-organised by the NGFS Secretariat, INSPIRE and GRASFI (the NGFS’ two designated global research stakeholders). This 7th edition is hosted by the NGFS

London Climate Action Week. Central Banks and Climate Change: The short and long view

Ulrich Volz (SOAS Centre of Sustainable Finance; German Development Institute; INSPIRE), Nick Robins (Grantham Research Institute, LSE), Shamshad Akhtar (Karandaaz Pakistan), Danae Kyriakopoulou (OMFIF) and Adam Tooze (Columbia University) discuss how central banks can fulfil their mandates for financial stability and align their COVID response measures with the Paris agreement in order to avoid locking in to a high carbon recovery. The panel look beyond short-term view of current prices and discuss broader trends and changes that may be occurring in the central banking space. The panel address questions such as ‘are we witnessing the dawn of a new era of central banking?’ and ‘what should the new normal for central banks look like?’.

The Global Research Alliance for Sustainable Finance and Investment 3rd Annual Conference

Simon Dikau (Grantham Research Institute, LSE), Nick Robins (Grantham Research Institute, LSE) and Ulrich Volz (SOAS Centre of Sustainable Finance; German Development Institute; INSPIRE) present ‘Designing Sustainable Crisis Responses for Central Banks and Supervisors’ with responses from Chris Faint (Bank of England) and Adele Morris (The Brookings Institution; INSPIRE).
Event organised by GRASFI – The Global Research Alliance for Sustainable Finance and Investment and hosted by Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment

INSPIRE Festival – Second Annual INSPIRE Workshop

Across four days, the INSPIRE community and over 100 participants from NGFS member central banks and supervisors were brought together. Researchers shared the first research findings of their projects and discussed challenges experienced and lessons learned with a focus given on the implications of their research findings for central banks and financial supervisors to mainstream green finance through the policy response to COVID-19.