• BIS says its AI tool 'is game changer for green finance' ... but beware the hallucinations

    19 March 2024

    A tool that uses artificial intelligence (AI) to analyse corporate climate reports has been hailed as a "game changer for green finance", because of its ability to automate the rapid extraction of data.

  • Germany to raise €2bn from inaugural 2024 green bonds

    22 January 2024
  • German central bank's Mauderer to lead NGFS

    16 January 2024
  • NGFS transition plan 'stocktake' due this week

    30 May 2023

    The Network of Central Banks and Supervisors for Greening the Financial System (NGFS) will publish its "stocktake" on transition plans this week, which one official said will demonstrate how "inconsistent" the global picture is.

  • We cannot ignore nature, warns German central bank

    15 May 2023

    The profitability of banks will be put at risk if they continue to ignore nature-related risks, Deutsche Bundesbank's Sabine Mauderer warned,...

  • Candriam: Investors need policy support to drive transition

    13 November 2019

    Candriam's Wim Van Hyfte says the president of the Bundesbank is wrong to suggest that not all areas of sustainable finance are a central bank's domain. He tells Michael Hurley why

  • Bundesbank chief rejects risk weighting adjustment for green assets

    31 October 2019

    Climate risks impact on the core tasks of central banks but “it would be wrong to want to use banking regulations to set climate policy incentives, for example by granting risk weighting ‘discounts’ for ‘green’ assets,” said Bundesbank president Jens Weidmann.

  • NGFS publishes portfolio management guide for central banks

    18 October 2019

    The Network for Greening the Financial System (NGFS) has published a portfolio management guide for central banks.

  • Central bankers warn European Commission on green supporting factor

    09 March 2018

    Prominent central bankers have warned the European Commission that plans to lower the capital requirements for green assets would be "dangerous".