Dear SBN members,
First, I wish you all a happy new year 2021, and welcome you to this virtual workshop
dedicated to sustainable finance and to the preparation of the 2021 SBN global progress
report, Co-hosted by SBN and the Moroccan Capital Market Authority.
I am also delighted to see that among the attendees are fellow regulators that we had the
occasion to work with on sustainable finance related projects such as the development of
I am convinced that this workshop is a unique exchange opportunity since it gathers
representatives from 3 geographic regions, each one having a particular perspective and
experience on developing sustainable financial markets.
This is particularly relevant as sustainable development is by definition a global endeavor, which requires combined and coordinated efforts of all stakeholders. indeed, collaboration is key for ensuring the green transition of our respective economies.
Sustainable finance is a broad term that includes a large number of concepts and practices aimed at fostering the financing of the SDGs and the management of ESG risks that have become a particularly pressing priority at the global scale. Moreover, amid the global COVID-19 pandemic, sustainable finance presents real opportunities for accelerating the post-Covid recovery of our economies and enhancing their resilience.
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