EBA chair calls ESG risk a ‘clear and present danger’
European Banking Authority highlights ESG to banks, a study finds Paris target will require stranded assets, war and the reality of a disorderly transition, and more from this week in green central banking.
Uncovering China’s green finance pilot zones
China’s green finance pilot zones are a unique experiment in tailoring monetary policies to diffierent social, economic and environmental situations, explains Mengwei Sha of the Beijing Institute of Finance and Sustainability.
Live – Green Swan 2022: monetary policy and climate change
Coverage of the first day of the 2022 Green Swan Conference featuring NGFS chair Ravi Menon, former PBoC governor Zhou Xiaochuan, former US vice president Al Gore and a high-level panel discussion on adapting central bank operations to a hotter …
Enhancing disclosure to scale up sustainable finance in China and beyond
Mainstreaming disclosure is an essential step towards aligning China’s financial system with sustainability but is far from sufficient to guarantee a sustainable financial future, says Cheng Lin of the Beijing Institute of Finance and Sustainability.
PBoC climate lending facility could produce significant emissions cuts
The green lending facility established by the People’s Bank of China in 2021 looks set to support significant emissions cuts, and experts think it could provide a model for central banks elsewhere.
BIS announces Green Swan 2022 conference
The BIS has announced the second annual Green Swan conference, bringing together high level central bankers, financial regulators and experts to discuss how the financial sector can act to mitigate climate-related risks.
What do central bank mandates mean for climate and nature?
A consensus has emerged that central bank mandates cannot be delivered without considering the implications of climate change and nature loss.
Weekly roundup: BdF on data gaps and Fed announces climate conference
BdF releases a working paper on alternatives to perfect data, Indian banks are exposed to climate risks, the Fed announces a conference on climate change and macroeconomics, and more from this week in green central banking.
Weekly roundup: Gasflation, a ‘climate Minsky moment’ and the energy of freedom
Gasflation and ‘the energy of freedom’, a ‘climate Minsky moment’, how climate denial has left the Fed’s board as a ‘ghost ship’ and more from this week in green central banking.
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