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Consultation on the Guide to managing climate and environmental risks
Published: 24 October 2022
The consultation version of the "Guide to managing climate and environmental risks" was released on 24 October 2022 in Dutch. Now also the English translation is published. Market participants have until 18 December 2022 to respond to this version.
This Guide is a follow-up to the DNB report "Balancing Sustainability", which we published last year and in which we announced that we would provide further guidance on managing climate and environmental risks in 2022. With the release of this Guide, we are also taking a further step towards embedding these risks in our supervisory task, as set out in our Sustainable Finance Strategy.
You will find the consultation version of the Guide here.
What exactly is available for consultation?
We have released the Guide in its entirety for consultation. It includes cross-sectoral focal points to be considered for the integrated management of climate and environmental risk in the areas of business model and strategy, governance, risk management and information provision. In addition, the Guide offers sector-specific good practices that can serve as a source of inspiration for giving substance to the cross-sectoral focal points.
How to comment or submit questions
If you comment on this consultation version of the Guide or if you have any questions, please email us at consultatie@DNB.nl, mentioning "Consultation on the Guide to managing climate and environmental risks" in the subject line. The deadline for submitting responses is 18 December 2022. We will publish responses on our website after the conclusion of the consultation period, stating your name and/or organisation or, if you prefer, in an anonymised form.
We will study all questions and comments we receive and we will amend the Guide as necessary. We plan to publish the final version of the Guide with a feedback statement on the Open Book on Supervision section of our website in early 2023.
Please contact us at consultatie@DNB.nl if you have any questions, mentioning "Consultation on the Guide to managing climate and environmental risks" in the subject line.
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