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CLIMATE-RELATED FINANCIAL DISCLOSURES

EDM (Early Day Motion) 994: tabled on 27 February 2018

Tabled in the 2017-19 session.

This motion has been signed by 21 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House recognises that the City of London plays a leading role in the global finance industry; welcomes initiatives designed to promote green finance, such as the Green Finance Taskforce; recognises that enabling financial flows through data and disclosure is important in upholding this status and meeting the goals of the Paris climate agreement; calls on the Government to implement the recommendations of the Task Force on Climate-­related Financial Disclosures, which was initiated by the Governor of the Bank of England; and urges the Government to enhance the UK's corporate reporting regime by requiring financial institutions and companies to outline how they will mitigate climate-related financial risk, and how their businesses are innovating to promote a low-carbon economy.

The first 6 Members who have signed to support the motion are the sponsors. The primary sponsor is generally the person who tabled the motion and has responsibility for it. The date shown is when the Member signed the motion.

In addition to the sponsors, the following Members have signed to support the motion.

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.