ClientEarth sues Belgian National Bank over high-carbon corporate lending policies

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The Belgium National Bank building in Brussels | Credit: Banque nationale de Belgique
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The Belgium National Bank building in Brussels | Credit: Banque nationale de Belgique

Lawyers allege European Central Bank's quantitative easing programme undermines the EU’s emission reduction commitments because it favours high emitting companies

ClientEarth has filed a legal challenge against Belgium's central bank, accusing it of breaching legal obligations to consider environmental protection when buying corporate bonds in a landmark case that...

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