Climate-neutral central banking: How the European system of central banks can support the transition to net-zero

Robins, Nick / Simon Dikau / Ulrich Volz
External Publications (2021)

London: Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment (LSE) / Centre for Sustainable Finance (SOAS, University of London)

Volltext/Full text

Achieving climate neutrality by bringing greenhouse gas emissions to net-zero is a core goal of global as well as European climate policy. Together with strengthening resilience to physical shocks and ensuring that the transition process is fair and just, climate neutrality is a key pillar of the European Union’s Green Deal programme. This policy report seta out why central banks in the EU need to adopt net-zero strategies and provides seven concrete recommendations for how they can.

About the author

Volz, Ulrich



Further experts

Aleksandrova, Mariya

Climate risk governance 

Bauer, Steffen

Political scientist 

Brandi, Clara

Economy and Political Science 

Dippel, Beatrice


Donnelly, Aiveen

Politcal Science 

Ekoh, Susan S.

Environmental Research 

Goedeking, Nicholas

Comparative Political Economy 

Gudibande, Rohan


Hilbrich, Sören


Hägele, Ramona

Political Scientist 

Iacobuta, Gabriela

Climate and sustainable development policy 

Lehmann, Ina

Political Science 

Malerba, Daniele


Mathis, Okka Lou

Political Scientist 

Never, Babette

Political Scientist 

Pegels, Anna


Schiller, Armin von

Political Science 

Sommer, Christoph


Srigiri, Srinivasa Reddy

Agricultural Economist 

Walle, Yabibal

Development Economics