This report proposes to use financial regulation for incentivising banks so that they integrate sustainability criteria in their risk assessment and decision making processes. It argues that integrating sustainability criteria in financial regulation will contribute to fulfilling all objectives of the different areas of financial regulation: prudential regulation, conduct of business regulation and systemic regulation. To integrate sustainable criteria in financial regulation a number of concrete proposals are offered in the fields of capital requirements, credit rating agencies, financial supervision, banking licenses, approved person regulations, and remuneration and bonus systems. read more less
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