Climate Action

Sustainable Investment Insights: Banking Edition

Download this infographic to see stats on how banking plays a crucial role in financing the transition to a low-carbon economy.

  • 12 September 2018
  • Natalie Lake

The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) says achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) will take between US$5 to $7 trillion per year, with an investment gap in developing countries of about $2.5 trillion. Banks are connected to every part of the economy through their investing and lending activities. That means they can play a crucial role in financing the transition to a low-carbon economy.