Bank of England to consider incorporating climate factors in corporate bond portfolio

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The Bank of England has reiterated its 'strong commitment' to combating climate change
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The Bank of England has reiterated its 'strong commitment' to combating climate change

Governor Andrew Bailey reiterates central bank's 'strong commitment' to net zero as he seeks to fend off criticism from green groups

Bank of England Governor Andrew Bailey has promised to consider including climate change as a factor in the central bank's corporate bond purchase decisions once the worst of the coronavirus crisis has...

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