FFA network works at measuring the progress of improved policies and practices of financial sector through evidence-based research on key sustainability themes including climate change

FFA Network Case Studies on Climate Change

Country Average on Climate Change using the Fair Finance Guide International Methodology

Average scores for bank policy assessment on climate change (updated June 2023))

Note: Latest bank policy assessment scores from FFA countries are based on data from 2019, 2020, and 2022. To learn more about how these scores appear on the website, click here.

Fair Finance Asia coalitions uses the Fair Finance Guide International (FFGI) Methodology to assess financial institutions’ sustainability policies against international norms and standards on 9 mandatory themes, namely climate change, corruption, gender equality, human rights, labor rights, nature, tax, arms, and transparency and accountability.

Japanese banks rank the highest against the 9 thematic areas assessed, on average, but still lags far behind their counterparts in other parts of the world. Among all FFA countries, banks had particularly low scores for policies addressing climate change and arms control.

Sustainable Finance Policy Assessments