Sustainable Digital Finance Readiness

The UN Secretary General’s Task Force on Digital Financing of the SDGs launched its interim report of findings during the General Assembly

Letter from the Director on Black Money

“Black money”—money derived from criminal activity—was the theme of the October 2 speech by the Central Bank of the Netherlands

Biotoken Pilot program in Australia

One of the more encouraging developments over the summer was the first tentative movements of the biotoken concept from the ideas stage a...

Automating Green Metrics

The new EU taxonomy comes at a time when fintech is converging with blockchain, IoT (Internet of things) and AI (artificial intelligence).

Focus on the European Union

The European Union has recently made several historical decisions with the potential to help shape a green digital finance ecosystem.

Intriguing Innovations

Doconomy card. In Scandinavia, the Doconomy (or DO) card has a built-in carbon limit. It monitors the carbon footprint of its users and...

Mile Wide, Mile Deep

Among all of the interesting developments this year in green digital finance, the one that excites me the most is the BBVA issuance of a...

400 million users plant trees on Alipay App

By the end of 2018, over 400 million people, or 5% of the world’s total population, had joined Ant Forest’s initiative.  Read more on Medium

The green team speaks to... SIMON ZADEK

What top three green finance trends do you anticipate in 2018? First and most obvious is market scaling through standardization, or what...