Don't Throw The Digital Baby Out With The Climate Bathwater

This article is an extract from Global Digital Finance's 2021 report Digital Assets Laying: ESG Foundations - Exploring The Path To Sustainability. It differentiates fintech from crypto-currencies and tokenised assets, and makes the case that the former has a part to play in a sustainable future. The article ends with a call on financial centres to ensure that policy makers don't confuse the two, and fully understand the potential of fintech to deliver on the sustainable development goals. The full report can be downloaded at: