• Banque de France first central bank to join CDP

    27 April 2022

    Banque de France has become the first central bank to join the CDP, which requests environmental disclosures by companies.

  • NGFS: Central banks should respond to nature risks

    24 March 2022

    Central banks and supervisors should consider nature-related financial risks to fulfil their mandates, as failure to account for these risks could threaten financial stability, NGFS has said.

  • NGFS makes 'Glasgow declaration' to step up work on climate scenarios

    03 November 2021

    The Central Banks and Supervisors Network for Greening the Financial System (NGFS) has published a plan of action for coming years...

  • Central bank group to discuss incorporating biodiversity risks into policy frameworks

    21 June 2021

    A study group examining how central banks can manage the threat posed by biodiversity loss to financial stability has set out its work agenda, which includes discussion of whether biodiversity risks should be incorporated into macroprudential policy frameworks and instruments.

  • Central banks should explicitly back net-zero measures, says report

    15 March 2021

    Central banks should explicitly align their policies with achieving a net zero carbon emission economy by 2050, according to a paper prepared by a trio of economists, including through their prudential supervision, monetary policy and their own portfolios.

  • 19 EU central banks adopt common sustainable investment principles

    05 February 2021
  • NGFS to turn its gaze to biodiversity loss

    22 December 2020
  • News round-up: Federal Reserve joins NGFS, BNP's energy transition fund, Poseidon Principles ... and more

    16 December 2020
  • Singapore regulator considering 'green' and 'transition' taxonomy

    14 December 2020

    The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has announced it is considering formulating a taxonomy of its own covering 'green' and 'transition' activities, amid its plan to roll-out environmental risk management guidelines for all financial institutions.

  • ECB gives green light to sustainability-linked bonds

    23 September 2020

    The European Central Bank (ECB) has announced that sustainability-linked bonds (SLBs) will be eligible as collateral and for its asset purchase programmes from 2021, delivering an important boost to the nascent asset class.