by Serena Di Luccio | May 24, 2023
In Europe, the week of 22-28 May is dedicated to raising awareness about the importance of mental health. In this blog, we want to highlight how some of the main problems in today’s financial and money system also represent a threat to our mental health. This shows a need to rethink and rebuild the economy so that it works for people’s well-being and not against it.
by Positive Money Europe | Jun 2, 2022
ECB watchers join Positive Money Europe’s push for a green lending program.
by Marc Beckmann | Aug 24, 2021
The new inflation target of the ECB offers minimalistic improvements and lacks credibility. Although the ECB wants to get rid of its deflationary bias, it shies away from considering more forceful and radical instruments that could achieve that, giving itself instead more convenient justifications for missing the target in the future. The ECB will have to consider more paradigmatic changes to its monetary policy when it next reviews its strategy in 2025.
by Uuriintuya Batsaikhan | Sep 10, 2020
The U.S. Federal Reserve has adopted a new inflation target objective. We expect a similar change from the European Central Bank (ECB) when it concludes its Strategic Review in mid-2021. But the ECB will need to do much more than revising its inflation target if it wants to ensure speedy recovery and growth.
by Stanislas Jourdan | Apr 16, 2020
Several NGOs including Positive Money Europe are demanding that the central banks’ green finance forum step up their work to make sure emergency measures taken by central banks against Covid-19 do not harm long-term climate action.
by Positive Money Europe | Mar 17, 2020
The Eurogroup confirmed the highly needed suspension of fiscal constraints on Eurozone governments. But allowing countries to spend more does not mean all of them can afford to spend more.