BoE unveils plan to ‘green’ its corporate bond-buying

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The Bank of England has unveiled several tools designed to make its corporate bond holdings greener and encourage a transition to net-zero carbon emissions.

The BoE described the measures as a “first step” towards delivering on its mandate to support the UK’s transition to net zero, subject to meeting its inflation target.

In a discussion paper, the central bank outlines four tools it proposes using to “green” its bond holdings: portfolio targets; asset eligibility; “tilting” purchases; and

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