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Despite the impressive figures, the banking industry has been slow in partnering with the United Nations Environment Programme Finance Initiative to set, implement and achieve its sustainability goals. The industry’s response to the climate change crisis is neither proactive nor pre-emptive. The vast majority of the estimated 25,000 licensed banks remain outside.

The United Arab Emirates (UAE), a major global trade and business hub, lands on this year’s list of countries still lacking in progress on anti-money laundering (AML) and combating the financing of terrorism (CFT) efforts. Further advancement on the investigation and prosecution of cases involving dirty money is key to removing the UAE from the so-called grey list. Despite this, the impact on the UAE’s economy is expected to be limited because of its relative strength and stability.

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