SSFC was a unique collaboration between SEI and Stockholm School of Economics (SSE). It brought together a leading research university in financial markets and economics and a highly ranked institute working on environmental impact and broader sustainable development issues. Together with Stockholm Green Digital Finance, SSFC combined research, education, and innovation on sustainability, finance and new technologies.
The financial sector must be part of making life on this planet sustainable. It already plays a role in channeling investments into green technologies, energy-efficient buildings, and climate-friendly transport. Now governments and financial institutions must pick up the pace and ensure investments are delivering across the entire agenda set out by the Sustainable Development Goals and across all geographies, from the most developed economies or in rapidly growing emerging markets.
The Centre’s vision was to support financial actors in their crucial role in changing our economies and to make the necessary shift in capital allocation to deliver the sustainable development agenda.
Stockholm Sustainable Finance Centre achieved this by finding innovative solutions, developing tools, through research and capacity building.
The main activities of Stockholm Sustainable Finance Centre pivoted around three central pillars:
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