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BOE's new corporate bond purchasing strategy hopes to inspire UK investors to go green

By Fiona Maxwell
  • 21 May 2021 06:13
  • 21 May 2021 06:13
UK companies and investors will be pushed to take a dramatically more climate-friendly approach under new Bank of England conditions for buying green corporate bonds.

Its new monetary-policy approach contains three principles: to incentivize companies to take action to achieve net-zero greenhouse-gas emissions; to lead by example and influence other investors;

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Fiona Maxwell

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Fiona Maxwell is a financial services senior correspondent at MLex in London. She began her career as a reporter for, writing about EU post-crisis regulation, and later worked for POLITICO in Brussels, covering the intersect between financial policy and politics. Prior to joining MLex, Fiona worked at the Bank of England as a policy adviser in the prudential policy directorate.

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