Opportunities to integrate disaster reduction risk and climate resilience into sustainable finance

This report sets out recommendations on how the main sustainable finance initiatives underway can support a major reduction in disaster risk. The scale of financial flows and investments is massive. In Europe assets under management reached €25.2 trillion in 2017, 147% of GDP . And sustainable investment is growing fast – Blackrock, the world’s largest fund manager, has forecast that the total share of sustainable investments in Exchange Traded Funds globally will increase from today’s 3% of total assets, to 21% of all assets by 2028.