Are Financial Institutions Directly or Indirectly Involved in Financing Environmental Crimes

Aaron Lau, CAMS-Audit

The objective of this whitepaper is to determine if financial institutions are directly or indirectly involved in the financing of environmental crimes. Environmental crimes are serious offenses that we cannot turn a blind eye. The whitepaper goes through the current financial impact of these crimes, and the vulnerabilities and threats to humans and to the environment. Cases are explored and discussed to determine the validity of the purpose of this whitepaper. Some recommendations are provided to key stakeholders on what action they should take next.

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