• Nature risks bigger threat to the economy than Global Financial Crisis, warns GFI

    25 April 2024

    Nature risks could cause more damage to the UK economy than the Global Financial Crisis, the Green Finance Institute has said, warning that large UK financial institutions are also not doing enough to mitigate the risks in their portfolio.

  • UK to study how it can be 'best place in the world' for transition finance

    20 December 2023

    An independent review has been launched by the UK government to study how it can "become the best place in the world for raising transition capital" with a mandate that identifies assurance of financial transactions among ways the market can grow "with integrity".

  • Carbon offsets must only come after emissions reductions, UK group advises

    08 December 2022
  • London calling IFRS: Forget Canada, base ISSB in UK!

    02 September 2021

    A group of UK finance organisations has urged the IFRS Foundation to locate its new International Sustainability Standards Board

  • A champion of green finance, a great man: tributes flood in for Sir Roger Gifford

    27 May 2021
  • UK standards setter publishes sustainable finance guide

    22 January 2020

    The UK's national standards body has published draft recommendations for integrating sustainability considerations into investment management.

  • Caldecott appointed senior advisor to UK Green Finance Institute

    20 August 2019

    Ben Caldecott has been appointed senior advisor to Rhian-Mari Thomas, the CEO of the UK’s Green Finance Institute.

  • City of London sets Green Finance Institute launch date

    29 March 2019

    The City of London Corporation’s Green Finance Institute will be launched on 2 July, it has been revealed.

  • UK's Green Finance Institute begins hunt for its first CEO

    10 January 2019

    The City of London has begun the search for a CEO of its Green Finance Institute, to take up the post in the summer of 2019.

  • Index ranking green financial centres due to launch in Q1 2018

    04 December 2017

    An attempt to rank financial centres according to their contribution to green finance is being launched by Brussels-based NGO Finance Watch and the London-based Long Finance initiative.