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In its latest press release of 4th July 2022, the Governing Council of the European Central Bank (ECB) committed to “take climate change into account in its corporate bond purchases, collateral arrangements, reporting requirements and risk management, in line with its climate action programme”.

This strategy of “greening” European monetary policy is taking place in a context where social and environmental risks seem to be growing on a global scale: giant fires, the multiplication of conflicts over access to resources, or the systemic and brutal collapse of biodiversity are all indicators that, from now on, no one can ignore.

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