• 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

  • 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.

  • Winning the race for Asia's green capital

    23 November 2017

    Several Asian capitals have announced a variety of plans to attract 'green finance' to the region. What's needed now is a green investment bank in Hong Kong, argues Alexandra Tracy.

  • Who will win the race to become the green financial capital of the world?

    19 September 2016

    Financial centres across the globe are vying to place themselves at the heart of the emerging, low-carbon, resource-resilient economy, reports Hamza Ali