• UK plans £15bn maiden green bond programme over next year

    03 March 2021

    The UK government has announced it plans to raise at least £15 billion ($21 billion) from its maiden sovereign green bond programme over the next fiscal year, while also committing to report on its social impact.

  • UK government launches voluntary carbon offset working group

    03 March 2021

    The UK government has launched a working group seeking to make the country a global market for "high quality voluntary carbon offsets," in a move described by campaigners as a backward step on climate action.

  • Electric vehicle charging fund powers up, with £80m investment

    21 April 2020

    Zouk Capital's electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure fund secured a further £80 million ($100 million) at its second close, with the Church Commissioners for England as an anchor investor.

  • UK government faces legal challenge over cuts to CCL

    03 September 2015

    The UK government is to face legal action over its plan to cut the climate change levy (CCL) exemption, a tax exemption for renewable energy, from two UK businesses affected by the decision.