Central Bank Digital Currencies (CBDCs) are touted as helping the unbanked into the financial system but vast social promise must be balanced against complex environmental and governance concerns.

We are delighted to share this featured article from our annual flagship publication, Global Bank Review, which examines the opportunities and challenges presented by CBDCs in an environment, social and governance (ESG) context.

To read our article, please click here.

See more from our 2021 Global Bank Review – ESG: Creating a Purposeful Future here.


Simon Clarke
Simon Clarke
Partner and Global Bank Sector Co-Chair, London
+44 20 7466 2508
Hannah Cassidy
Hannah Cassidy
Partner and Global Bank Sector Co-Chair, Hong Kong
+852 2101 4133
Tony Damian
Tony Damian
Partner and Global Bank Sector Co-Chair, Sydney
+61 2 9225 5784
Alex Cravero
Alex Cravero
Digital Law Lead - UK/US & EMEA
+44 20 7466 2814

Clive Cunningham
Clive Cunningham
Partner, London
+44 20 7466 2278
Harry Evans
Harry Evans
Senior Associate, Singapore
+65 6868 8079
Pablo Garcia Mexia
Pablo Garcia Mexia
Consultant - Head of Digital Law, Madrid
+34 91 423 4010
Charlotte Henry
Charlotte Henry
Partner, Sydney
+61 2 9225 5733
Rachel Lidgate
Rachel Lidgate
Partner, London
+44 20 7466 2418
Susannah Wilkinson
Susannah Wilkinson
Digital Law Lead - Australia and Asia, Brisbane
+61 7 3258 6786

 

 


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