ECB to accept green bonds as collateral

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The European Central Bank will accept bonds with coupon structures linked to sustainability criteria, such as green bonds, as collateral for Eurosystem operations, the institution announced today (September 22).

The ECB is also open to making purchases of sustainable assets in its monetary policy facilities, including the Asset Purchase Programme (APP) and the Pandemic Emergency Purchase Programme (PEPP). The decision will come into force on January 1, 2021.

Nonetheless, the inclusion of these

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