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Why Sectoral Target-Setting Finance Frameworks Are Key to Industrial Decarbonization

Setting climate targets to reduce financed emissions is now the norm for most of the banking sector. Many large banks are now eager to shift focus from target-setting to measuring and deploying transition finance. But — while mobilizing capital for the transition is necessary — laying the right foundation through target-setting is still critical if banks are to not only reduce financed emissions but also finance emissions reductions.