Weekly roundup: BoJ candidate looks to green capital spending for growth
A candidate for Bank of Japan governor discusses green capital spending as a solution to Japan’s anemic growth, an ECB paper on the importance of double materiality, the NGFS on credit ratings and more from this week in green central …
Weekly roundup: call for regulators to understand climate uncertainty
A Nobel laureate says supervisors must understand climate uncertainty, systemic risk buffers and climate risk, an FSB call for transparency, cooperation and a holistic perspective, and more from this week in green central banking.
Weekly roundup: war and climate may require higher rates, says ECB’s Schnabel
Isabel Schnabel warns of climate effect on rates, the Fed finds lower ratings for high-carbon companies, the Bank of Jamaica expands climate risk supervision and more from this week in green central banking.
Survey shows widespread climate denial in global banks
Almost a third of respondents have encountered climate denial among financial sector decision-makers, with 93% saying they had encountered negative attitudes towards climate action.
Weekly roundup: mandatory climate disclosures and new green taxonomy
Canada’s mandatory climate disclosures for banks and insurers, Colombia’s new green taxonomy, Malaysia’s financial exposure to nature-related risk, and more from this week in green central banking.
BoE economist calls for green mortgage disclosure
A senior BoE economist has called for lenders to disclose the ratio of energy-efficient mortgages they hold, allowing investors and regulators to assess exposure to energy price shocks and climate-related transition risks.
Climate capital requirements on the way, says ECB’s Elderson
ECB executive board member Frank Elderson has said that the inclusion of climate and environmental risks in the central bank’s supervisory review and evaluation process “will ultimately influence banks’ minimum capital requirements”.
Climate high on FSB agenda for 2022
The Financial Stability Board has outlined its work priorities for 2022, including focus on climate-related disclosures, data, vulnerabilities analysis, and regulatory and supervisory approaches.
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