Bundesbank chief rejects risk weighting adjustment for green assets

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.

Brazilian biodiversity fund reaches first close

Mirova, an affiliate of Natixis Investment Managers, has confirmed the first close of the Althelia Biodiversity Fund Brazil (ABF Brazil), which will make impact investments in the Amazon.