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An opportunity for the banking sector to work with informal savings groups in Morocco

Tontine, an ancestral practice, is tending to modernize thanks to digital technology.

State Aid rules for banks in difficulty

The European Savings and Retail Banking Group (ESBG) welcomes the initiative of the European Commission to launch a targeted consultation aiming at reviewing the State Aid rules for banks in difficulty.

International Sustainability Standards Board consultation on Sustainability Disclosures

The International Sustainability Standards Board (ISSB) has been established at COP26 with the purpose of developing a comprehensive global baseline of sustainability disclosures for the capital markets. The purpose of the consultation is to develop a comprehensive global baseline of sustainability disclosures designed to meet the information needs of investors in assessing enterprise value.

Leading and managing change to reach low-income savers in Nigeria

Leading and managing change to reach low-income savers in Nigeria

Unpacking the customer through demand side data

WSBI's Scale2Save programme launched the sixth case study of its Savings and Retail Banking in Africa research series. This publication Unpacking the customer through demand side data gives examples of financial service providers who have used public data to develop customer-centric products and services for low-income customers.

Number of unbanked adult EU citizens more than halved in the last four years

The World Savings and Retail Banking Institute (WSBI) called today on policymakers for the harmonisation of taxonomies on sustainable finance. At the end of the 26th WSBI World Congress, the association’s members approved the Paris Declaration which detailed the call to policymakers.

World savings and retail banks call for harmonised taxonomies on sustainable finance

The World Savings and Retail Banking Institute (WSBI) called today on policymakers for the harmonisation of taxonomies on sustainable finance. At the end of the 26th WSBI World Congress, the association’s members approved the Paris Declaration which detailed the call to policymakers.

World savings and retail banks moving forward on sustainability

World Savings and Retail Banking Institute (WSBI)'s members get together for the first time since 2018 at the 26th World Congress, in Paris. Under the title 'Locally Rooted, Globally responsible' the event had a strong focus on sustainability.

WSBI shares conclusions of its 6-year programme for financial inclusion

WSBI programme for financial inclusion shared its conclusions at a closing event in Paris, attended by financial stakeholders from four continents.

Banking in 2030 – How will the current global trends, especially AI, shape the post-Covid19 pandemic future of the European banking industry and its employees?

The EU Retail Investment Strategy aims to increase the level of retail investor participation in the EU’s capital markets and ensure that retail investors can take full advantage of capital markets, achieve better outcomes and better cater for their long-term financial needs. The upcoming MiFID II Review (under the umbrella of the EU Retail Investment Strategy) provides an opportunity to contribute to this goal. The European Savings and Retail Banking Group puts forward its calls in support for an inclusive EU capital market.