Friday July 10, 2020

Sustainability is here to stay, says Bank of America executive

Anne Finucane says the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals have achieved enough buy-in from corporations to make more progress likely

3rd December, 2019
Anne Finucane said that Bank of America had set a target of being the world leader in sustainability after a faltering start. Picture: Getty

Backing sustainable projects is a “real business” that many companies have committed to and would find it difficult to abandon, Bank of America’s vice-chairman has said.

Anne Finucane said that the banking giant has set a target of being the world leader in sustainability after years of having largely unproductive policies on the issue.

Speaking at the Institute of International and European Affairs (IIEA) in Dublin on Tuesday, Finucane said the...

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