Civil society issues criteria for greening ECB corporate portfolio
As the ECB moves to decarbonise its corporate bond portfolio, 12 leading research and advocacy groups have issued a list of four key criteria they say are crucial to the robustness and credibility of the exercise.
Scorecard update: G20 central banks failing on climate
A major study by Positive Money and Green Central Banking reveals that G20 central bankers and financial supervisors remain stuck in data-gathering exercises and are failing to meaningfully respond to the climate and ecological crisis.
Weekly roundup: Climate risk weighting and Lagarde on price stability
Finance Watch’s Thierry Philipponnat on climate risk weighting in capital allocations, a new Chair of the Fed’s Financial Stability Climate Committee, Christine Lagarde on price stability, and more from this week in green central banking.
Weekly roundup: ‘Green Flamingos’ and Danmarks Nationalbank on climate price stability
Danish central bank on climate and price stability, new EU climate reporting standards, the ‘Green Flamingo’ of emerging markets and how Latin American central banks failing on climate change. This and more from this week in green central banking…
Weekly roundup: Fed politics and XR target BoE
The ECB’s Isabel Schnabel on climate, a new green strategy from Bank of Thailand, the Fed and US climate politics and Extinction Rebellion rallies outside Bank of England in a “blood money march” calling for an immediate end to all …
BIS and HKMA to build prototype green bond platform
The Bank of International Settlements (BIS) and the Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) will jointly develop a blockchain-based prototype platform to issue and distribute retail green bonds and to report on their environmental impacts.
Protestors demand end to SNB fossil fuel funding
A crowd of 1,500 climate activists gathered outside the Swiss National Bank (SNB) on Friday to demand an immediate end to the central bank’s support for fossil fuel companies and activities. The portfolios of the SNB and the Swiss banking …
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