Data disclosure means providing information about a range of bank activities in defined geographical areas. The data provides information about the ways that banks invest the money the public deposits with them.
Disclosure can also provide an opportunity to deepen understanding of market trends and to refine products and services to better serve local markets. It can also be used to compare the performance of different banks in a transparent and verifiable way to reward top performers and penalise those who fall short.
The potential impact is demonstrated in the three minute film, launched by the Community Investment Coalition in April 2016, which you can view here: