Christine Lagarde, President of the European Central Bank, speaks to the media following a meeting of the ECB governing board on March 12, 2020 in Frankfurt, Germany.
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Christine Lagarde, the president of the European Central Bank, has hinted that the institution could use its asset purchase program to focus on green goals.
Speaking to the Financial Times, Lagarde made a commitment to look at “greener” changes to operations at the euro zone’s central bank, including its bond buying.
“I want to explore every avenue available in order to combat climate change,” she told the publication. “This is something that I hold very strongly.”