China and Brazil have world’s greenest central banks, activists say

The UK-based campaign group Positive Money ranked the central banks and financial supervisors of G20 countries based on how much they are doing to fight climate change.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - China has the world’s greenest central bank, followed by Brazil, both beating richer countries thanks to concrete steps such as lower interest rates on loans for pollution-fighting projects, an activist group said on Wednesday.

The UK-based campaign group Positive Money ranked the central banks and financial supervisors of G20 countries based on how much they are doing to fight climate change.

Only three of them got a pass: China, Brazil and France.

The results may surprise some as China, which got the highest rating in the report, is one of the world’s . . .

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