• Central bank collateral, asset purchase policies should be tied to climate reporting requirement, says Bundesbank

    03 June 2021

    Eurozone central banks should require issuers to meet certain climate-related reporting obligations before securities are accepted as collateral or purchased, according to the German central bank head.

  • 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.