This consultation gives interested parties the opportunity to comment on the ECB Guide on climate-related and environmental risks.
Deadline for submitting comments: midnight CET on 25 September 2020.
Only comments received before this deadline will be considered.
The Guide outlines the ECB’s understanding of the safe and prudent management of climate-related and environmental risks under the current prudential framework. It describes how the ECB expects institutions to:
Submit your comments by midnight CET on 25 September 2020 using this template:
Please provide relevant examples or data where appropriate.
Only comments provided using the above template will be published after the close of this public consultation.
Send your comments to: SSMPublicConsultation@ecb.europa.eu
Please write “Public consultation on the draft ECB Guide on climate-related and environmental risks” in the subject line.
Send your comments to the following address:
European Central Bank
“Public consultation on the ECB Guide on climate-related and environmental risks”
60314 Frankfurt am Main
After the consultation period closes, all comments submitted using the template will be published on this web page along with a feedback statement. For details on how your personal data and contribution will be handled, please see this privacy statement:
As part of the consultation process, the ECB will organise an Industry Dialogue Webinar on 17 June 2020. The dialogue brings together supervisors, policymakers and banks to exchange views on the subject. The dialogue will be supported by keynote speeches and discussions involving senior representatives and specialists from supervisory authorities, banks and European and international bodies. Banks directly supervised by the ECB will receive an invitation to participate from their Joint Supervisory Team. However, note that only formal comments to the Guide submitted through the public consultation web page will be considered for the consultation.
The ECB will hold a public hearing in the form of a telephone conference from 14:00 to 16:00 CET on 2 September 2020.
The event will comprise opening remarks followed by a question and answer session in English for registered participants. Accompanying documentation will be made available shortly before the hearing under the “Documents” tab below.
Please register your interest in participating in the hearing by 19 August 2020 using this form.
Registered participants should dial in using the number received via email.