BOJ discloses steps on climate change in business report

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FILE PHOTO: A security guard walks past in front of the Bank of Japan headquarters in Tokyo

TOKYO – The Bank of Japan included information on measures it is taking to combat climate change, such as figures on its energy use and carbon dioxide emissions, as part of its annual business report released on Friday.

The disclosure came amid growing awareness among central banks on the need to play a part in addressing risks associated with climate change.

(Reporting by Leika Kihara; Editing by Hugh Lawson)


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