The Global Sustainable Finance Council (GSFC) was created in 2017 (originally as the Global Green Finance Council) with the objective to bring together key global and regional associations and other stakeholders involved in green and sustainable financing. The industry joined forces to coordinate efforts to promote sustainable finance, facilitate cross-fertilisation between related markets and asset classes, and with the ambition to act as a representative counterparty to the official sector on sustainable finance policy matters.

GSFC published in 2017 a directory to provide policymakers and global and regional market participants a simple, easy-to-use reference guide as to which international and regional governments and industry bodies have implemented or are implementing major initiatives on green, sustainability and climate change.

The GSFC was also the forum where the need for guidance for green loans was identified which led to the publication in 2018 of the Green Loan Principles (GLP) by the the LMA, together with the APLMA and the LSTA with the support of ICMA.


Members
Global Sustainable Finance Council (GSFC) members July 2021

Observers:

  
ICMA Zurich

T: +41 44 363 4222
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8002 Zurich
ICMA London

T: +44 20 7213 0310
110 Cannon Street
London EC4N 6EU
ICMA Paris

T: +33 1 70 17 64 72
62 rue la Boétie
75008 Paris
ICMA Brussels

T: +32 2 801 13 88
Avenue des Arts 56
1000 Brussels
ICMA Hong Kong

T: +852 2531 6592
Unit 3603, Tower 2
Lippo Centre
89 Queensway, Admiralty
Hong Kong
 
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