14 Jun '18, 8am

'Game-changer': Major European banks partner for green mortgage pilot

'Game-changer': Major European banks partner for green mortgage pilot

A major new pilot scheme is set to roll out across Europe to see if so-called 'green mortgages' - where households get better deals for the most energy efficient homes - are a viable offer for the European housing market. Some 37 of Europe's leading banks, including BNP Paribas, ING Bank, and Société Générale, have teamed up with the World Green Building Council (WorldGBC) to run the pilot initiative, which will reward buyers of greener certified homes with lower interest rates on their mortgages. Related articles 'The right thing to do': IKEA Group secures approval for 80 per cent science-based emissions target Green watchdog: Commons approves government concession amendment UBS Global Wealth Management debuts private client sustainable investment portfolio 'Game-changer': Major European banks partner for green mortgage pilot Report: Rubbish heaps could unlock home-grown ...

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