EU ministers, MEPs dislike plans for green capital advantage

The EU institutions are not likely to introduce lower bank capital requirements for green assets, judging by the response of politicians and lawmakers so far.

  • By Jean Comte
  • 02 Mar 2018

The concept of a Green Supporting Factor – a multiple applied to banks' capital risk weightings for assets to reduce the weightings for green assets - has been discussed in Brussels for a couple of years.

The idea is similar to the SME supporting factor, which ...

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