KATOWICE, Poland | The Latest: 5 banks work to reduce greenhouse emissions

KATOWICE, Poland | The Latest: 5 banks work to reduce greenhouse emissions

KATOWICE, Poland  — The Latest on climate talks taking place in Poland (all times local):

10:50 a.m.
Five international banks are pledging to use the billions at their disposal to steer clients away from businesses that emit large amounts of greenhouse gases.

The banks, led by ING of the Netherlands, announced the plan Tuesday on the sidelines of the U.N. climate summit in Poland.

The Katowice Commitment, named after the city hosting the two-week summit, is also backed by BBVA, Standard Chartered, BNP Paribas and Societe Generale.

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