ISO/TR 32220:2021

Sustainable finance — Basic concepts and key initiatives

Publication date:   Aug 17, 2021

General information

60.60 Standard published   Aug 17, 2021


ISO/TC 322 Sustainable finance

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03.060   Finances. Banking. Monetary systems. Insurance | 01.040.13   Environment. Health protection. Safety (Vocabularies) | 13.020.20   Environmental economics. Sustainability | 01.040.03   Services. Company organization, management and quality. Administration. Transport. Sociology (Vocabularies)



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This document provides a non-exhaustive list of relevant basic concepts, key initiatives and terms that are in common use in the global community of sustainable finance, and have been identified by ISO/TC 322 as helpful to facilitate a greater understanding of the topics suggested by sustainable finance practitioners, including but not limited to: financial regulators, development and commercial banks, asset managers, investors, international initiatives and researchers.
The terms included in this document have been selected because they are:

widely accepted and used in financial markets;
sourced from supranational organization(s) or initiative(s), or national regulatory authorities;

NOTE            With priority given to the source with the larger geographic coverage.

likely to be used in documents from ISO/TC 322 and other related International Standards;
of international prevalence and interest.

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ISO/TR 32220:2021
60.60 Standard published
Aug 17, 2021