• EU Taxonomy secures final approval from Parliament

    18 June 2020

    The EU Taxonomy for sustainable activities has secured final approval from the European Parliament after two years of negotiation, ahead of official standards coming into force from 2022.

  • UK will 'wait to decide' whether to adopt EU Taxonomy after Brexit

    08 June 2020

    The UK government is to reserve judgment on whether it will adopt the EU Taxonomy for sustainable activities after it finalises its departure from the bloc, due to the lack of "clarity" currently surrounding the guidelines.

  • UK Green Finance Strategy sets disclosure expectations

    02 July 2019

    UK City Minister John Glen ordered companies and large asset owners to disclose climate-related risks by 2022 or face mandatory regulation.

  • Barclays' Rhian-Mari Thomas to lead UK Green Finance Institute

    15 May 2019

    Rhian-Mari Thomas, global head of green banking at Barclays and chair of the bank's Green Banking Council, has been selected to be the first CEO of the UK's planned Green Finance Institute.

  • UK should 'go beyond TCFD' and lead world in disclosure, say industry leaders

    28 March 2018

    An industry taskforce has urged the UK Government to boost the growth of green finance by enforcing the voluntary recommendations of the FSB's Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) in law.