Klaas Knot: From mission to supervision

Keynote speech by Mr Klaas Knot, President of the Netherlands Bank, at the Bundesbank Symposium "Banking Supervision in dialogue", Frankfurt am Main, 7 March 2018.

The views expressed in this speech are those of the speaker and not the view of the BIS.

Central bank speech  | 
22 March 2018

In his keynote speech, Klaas Knot outlines how the issue of 'sustainability' got on the DNB agenda, highlighting how and why sustainability is relevant for central banks, supervisors and the financial industry. Secondly, he gives an overview of the climate-risks in the Dutch financial sector. Third and finally, he sketches what this means for bank risk management and supervision.


Dear herr Dombret, herr Otto, thank for your kind introduction, and thank you very much for having me. It's a great privilege for me to speak to you at this Symposium Banking Supervision in Dialogue.