Tag: Central Banks

The Case for Climate Objectives in Central Banks’ Targeted Refinancing Operations

| 12 February 2021
Blog, Monetary | Tags: Central Banks, Climate Risk, Monetary Policy, Policy Coherence, Targeted Refinancing Lines
Central banks are making increasing use of targeted refinancing operations to pursue their mandates. However, so far none of them, with a few exceptions in developing economies, has aligned its targeting with the objective of a transition to a low-carbon economy. This must change. Refinancing ... continue reading

Strengthening Climate Risk Metrics – A Roadmap for 2021

23 February 2021 | Online | By Invitation
Monetary, Roundtables | Tags: Central Banks, Climate Risk, Financial Supervision, Monetary Policy Operations, Risk Metrics
Climate risks are financial risks. As such they must be incorporated into all investment decisions, including those by banks, investors and asset managers. They must also become an integral part of central banks’ monetary policy operations, as well as of financial supervision – both on ... continue reading

Central Banks and Inequality – COVID-19 and Beyond

7, 11 and 14 December, 2020 | Online
Monetary, Panel | Tags: Central Banks, Financial Regulation, Inequality, Monetary Policy
A three-part series on “Central Banking and Inequality—COVID-19 and Beyond.” The three discussions will cover the link between inequality and financial regulation, financial market infrastructure, and monetary policy. ... continue reading

Central Banks Must Upgrade Their Risk Management

| 23 November 2020
Blog, Monetary | Tags: Central Banks, Climate Change, Climate Risk
The COVID-19 crisis is a stark reminder of how sharply asset values can shift. Amid a crashing demand for oil and gas, giant energy companies like BP, Chevron and Shell massively wrote down the value of their assets. And those that did not, like Exxon, ... continue reading

Coming Back Stronger – Governing Finance in Switzerland

30 November 2020 | Online | By Invitation
Monetary, Roundtables | Tags: Central Banks, Financial Regulation, Governing Finance, Switzerland
Finance impacts all aspects of our lives, from our economies to social cohesion to the ecological systems we depend on for our very survival. As a result, the implications of how we choose to govern finance are fundamental, and ultimately existential. ... continue reading