Public consultation on the draft ECB Guide on climate-related and environmental risks

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.

Draft ECB Guide on climate-related and environmental risks

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:

  1. consider climate-related and environmental risks when formulating and implementing their business strategy and governance and risk management frameworks
  2. become more transparent on their exposure to such risks by enhancing their climate-related and environmental disclosures
Submitting comments

Submit your comments by midnight CET on 25 September 2020 using this template:

Public consultation 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.


Submitting comments, using the above template, by email:

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.


Submitting comments, using the above template, by post:

Send your comments to the following address:

European Central Bank
“Public consultation on the ECB Guide on climate-related and environmental risks”
Sonnemannstrasse 22
60314 Frankfurt am Main
Germany

Publication of comments

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:

Privacy statement

Industry Dialogue Webinar on 17 June 2020

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.

Public hearing on 2 September 2020 Documents