Ukraine crisis and inflation: what are the options for European central banks?
The escalating crisis in Ukraine poses a challenge for central banks, highlighting inflationary pressures associated with the transition away from carbon as China competes with Europe for access to Russian gas.
European Commission adopts ESRS draft despite investor concerns
The EU Commission has adopted the draft text of the European Sustainability Reporting Standards (ESRS), which has fuelled increasing concern about how investors should address their disclosure obligations on topics their investee companies classify as non-material. Virtually all disclosures mandated …
Climate-neutral central banking: How the European System of Central Banks can support the transition to net-zero
This policy report examines why EU central banks need to adopt net-zero climate strategies and offers seven concrete recommendations for how they can do so. Jointly published by the London School of Economics’ Grantham Institute and SOAS University of London, …
Central Bank Market Neutrality is a Myth
The idea that the monetary policy portfolios of central banks can be market neutral is comprehensively dismantled in this article.