BOJ chief says he does not view tackling climate change as "cost"

Economy

Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda said Monday that addressing climate change should not be taken as a "cost" as decarbonization efforts can spur innovations and create industries and jobs. Speaking at a financial forum, Kuroda stressed the importance of the financial sector providing support to industries making efforts toward decarbonization, a goal he said is expected to take considerable time. "In promoting decarbonization of the economy as a whole, it is important to provide stable support for structural change in sectors and industries where decarbonization will be difficult to achie...

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