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What policies are needed to put the whole financial sector on track to deliver net zero?

The Aldersgate Group's Josie Murdoch assesses the policy action needed from government to accelerate progress on green finance in the UK 2021 is shaping up to be a big year for green finance. Ahead of COP26 in November, where mobilising green finance will rightly be one of the four key themes, the UK... go to Article >

'Go for growth': CBI urges Treasury to leverage autumn spending review to drive net zero

6 Days ago Finance Source: Businessgreen.com

Budget planned for late October could put UK at front of a global race for green technologies, according to business group Britain's largest business group has urged the government to use the upcoming spending review to... read more

'Critical': Mark Carney launches Net Zero Financial Services Providers Alliance

1 Day ago Finance Source: Businessgreen.com

17 organisations spanning breadth of financial service industry form financial sector’s newest climate-focused coalition Global credit rating agencies, stock exchanges, index providers, credit ratings agencies, and... read more

What is 'natural capital' and why should investors care?

0 Days ago Finance Source: Businessgreen.com

Schroders: We attach financial values to many assets - so why don’t we do the same with finite natural resources which our economic activity and wellbeing depend on? The last few hundred years of human activity have... read more

Study: Majority of UK industries currently on course to miss 2050 net zero targets

0 Days ago Finance Source: Businessgreen.com

Only five sectors are decreasing their emissions, while seven are actually seeing emissions rise, University of the West of England and Zurich UK study finds Most sectors of the UK economy are on course to miss their 2050... read more

BusinessGreen Leaders Awards 2021: And the winner is...

0 Days ago Finance Source: Businessgreen.com

All the winners and highly commended entries from last night's 11th annual BusinessGreen Leaders Awards Consultancy of the Year Minviro Minviro only launched in 2019, but the judges were hugely impressed by the ambitious... read more

'Allow women to play a leading role in shaping the future': Why the UK's green recovery must level up gender inequalities

1 Day ago Finance Source: Businessgreen.com

Report from PwC warns business and government must embed gender equality into their green growth plans, noting that current levels of understanding about green jobs remains limited among women The vast majority of women... read more

Why tech needs to come clean on climate

0 Days ago Finance Source: Businessgreen.com

Technology must be part of the solution, but at the moment it's part of the problem Governments are very keen to promote the role of technology when it comes to the fight against climate change. A spokesperson from the... read more

'Passing the buck has to stop': UN warns current climate pledges set to drive 16 per cent increase in emissions by 2030

6 Days ago Finance Source: Businessgreen.com

Major report highlights goals of Paris Agreement are threatened by weak climate ambition from countries and limited climate finance flows from rich to poor nations The world is not remotely on track to limit global... read more

How carbon capture, usage and storage could help 'level-up' across the UK

1 Day ago Finance Source: Businessgreen.com

Now is the time to make up for years of little progress in developing and deploying this essential technology, writes LSE's Esin Serin, policy analyst at the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment... read more

'Increasingly frustrated': PM castigates world leaders for inadequate climate commitments

3 Days ago Finance Source: Businessgreen.com

Speaking at the UN General Assembly, Boris Johnson urges nations to step up their climate finance and emissions pledges ahead of COP26, predicting that in the future 'the only great powers will be green powers' Prime... read more