• UK draws fire for insufficient climate finance strategy in face of US, EU plans

    22 November 2023

    The UK government has been criticised by an investor group for failing to detail a comprehensive net-zero investment strategy in its latest set-piece policy announcements, placing it at risk of falling further behind the US and EU in attracting green investment.

  • UK to target impact as part of expected Growth Fund announcement

    21 November 2023

    The UK Chancellor will announce a UK Growth Fund, using private capital to fuel its public policy priorities and target positive environmental and social impact, at this week's Autumn Statement, an academic has claimed.

  • UK pensions reforms to unlock billions for climate investments, CIOs say

    11 July 2023

    Nine of the UK's largest pension schemes have signed up to a voluntary initiative to boost investment in unlisted equities, which CIOs have said could catalyse big investments in areas including climate-related technologies.

  • UK confirms nuclear will be classified as sustainable in taxonomy

    15 March 2023

    The UK chancellor has confirmed the country will classify nuclear energy generation as sustainable in its green taxonomy.

  • UK confirms plan to regulate ESG ratings providers

    09 December 2022

    Providers of environmental, social and governance (ESG) ratings face being regulated in the UK under a plan put forward by the country's government which could make it the first country to do so.