Inclusive Insurance Is A Massive Business Opportunity — If You Do It Right
Insurers must focus on the ‘S’ of ESG to grow the market — and their revenue. Here’s how insurers can overcome top challenges and achieve scale.
How To Build A Solid Business Case For Your Financial Well-Being Program
Banks must build a robust business case and demonstrate ROI to support their financial well-being programs.
Get Ahead Of Green Market Opportunity
Explore our green market revolution resources to see why sustainability is one of the largest opportunities in history.
2022, Year In Research — A Look Back
So 2022 is officially done and dusted, for better or worse. But before getting too far into 2023, let’s take a moment to look back at what we achieved over the previous year. More specifically, I wanted to share some thoughts from our research associate, Aidan Riga, since he did such an outstanding job supporting […]
How Should Financial Services Firms Prioritize Investments In Green Finance Products And Experiences?
Environmental sustainability is fast becoming a priority for consumers, businesses, and governments. In fact, Forrester believes that we’re in the early stages of a green market revolution — a historic business opportunity, on par with the first and second industrial revolutions. In response, leading financial services firms across banking, investment, and insurance have launched an […]
Global Green Finance Saw Record Growth In 2021, Exceeding US$720 Billion
Find out why financial services firms have launched a wide array of green finance products and experiences recently and what the future outlook is for the market.
Invest In The Right Technologies To Improve Your Customers’ Financial Well-Being
The Forrester Financial Well-Being Tech Tide™ report presents an analysis of the maturity and business value of the 18 technology categories that support financial well-being. Financial services executives should read this report to shape their firm’s investment approach to these technologies.
DWS Raided For Greenwashing — Who’s Next?
The incident involving Deutsche Bank’s asset management subsidiary is a cautionary tale for other asset management companies.
ESG’s Role As A Market
ESG has been adopted by three major groups according to their own specific motivations. Explore what ESG means to the investment community, the services industry, and individual companies.
The Time To Act On Inclusive Finance Is Now
To drive inclusive finance, financial services firms need to offer suitable, accessible, fair, and equitable (SAFE) financial products and services.
The Risk Of Greenwashing: One Step Forward For The Cause, Two Steps Back For The Environment
The theme for Earth Day 2022 is “Invest In Our Planet.” In the leadup to the main event on April 22, it’s not unusual for scores of companies big and small and newcomers and household names in every industry to take to social media to highlight their efforts for investing in our planet. After all, […]
UK Investors Begin To Put Their Money Behind Sustainability
The average retail investor often doesn’t know how their funds are connected to the underlying economic activity that they finance. Especially in the UK, where many or even most investors are salting away money in a managed pension fund, they will spare few thoughts to where it’s invested, provided it gives a handsome, low-risk return. […]
Five Findings From FinovateEurope 2022
Read the key findings from FinovateEurope 2022, including thoughts on what's hot in fintech, sustainable finance, open finance, and digital transformation.
In 2022, Banks Are Refocusing Their Efforts On Innovation, Sustainability, And IT Improvements
In 2022, banks are refocusing their efforts on innovation, sustainability, and IT improvements.
Four Sustainable Finance Takeaways From COP26
If COP26 isn’t remembered for an ambitious deal (like Paris or Kyoto), it might be remembered as the finance COP. Learn four key takeaways for business and finance leaders.
Rethinking The “S” In ESG: The Inclusive Finance Imperative
Forward-thinking financial services firms that foster digital equity and inclusive finance through innovation to drive sustainable growth will gain a competitive advantage and grow faster.
¿Dónde Se Encuentran Los Consumidores Mexicanos En El Espectro Del Bienestar Financiero?
Incluso antes del inicio de la pandemia de COVID-19, los consumidores de México ya estaban enfrentándose a múltiples desafíos financieros y muchos se sentían preocupados por su situación financiera. La pandemia ha afectado aún más a las finanzas de los consumidores, y muchos carecen de resiliencia financiera y confianza en su futuro financiero. El bienestar […]
APAC Countries Look To Strengthen Sustainable Finance Regulations
In APAC, vast political, economic, and social differences among countries pose an impact on sustainable finance regulations. Even for ESG factors that are easiest to measure and compare — carbon emission, for example — there are still no common goals in the region. Only China (pledged to become carbon-neutral in 2060), South Korea (2050), Japan (2050), New Zealand (2050), and Indonesia (2060) have set a net-zero target, leading to different approaches and progress in regulating sustainable finance activities.
The European Union’s Sustainable Finance Regulation Jigsaw Is Almost Complete
The EU has committed to becoming the first climate-neutral bloc in the world by 2050. Learn which regulations will support this transition.
Navigate The Storm Of ESG Data
Business leaders will soon need to get on top of ESG data. Regulatory changes and stakeholder expectations are driving the change.
Where Do UK Consumers Stand On The Financial Well-Being Spectrum?
To help financial services firms understand where UK consumers stand on the financial well-being spectrum, Forrester surveyed 2,519 online adults in 2020.