• Economists promise COP28 roadmap to reform financial system

    16 August 2023

    A "roadmap" to reform international climate finance is to be delivered at the COP28 climate conference in Dubai that will involve measures to catalyse more private finance in developing countries.

  • Leading academics outline climate-friendly Covid-19 recovery proposals

    06 May 2020

    The international economic recovery following the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic could deliver better economic and environmental results through climate-friendly policies, research by a group of economists argues.

  • 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'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.

  • Climate action 'could bring $26 trillion in economic benefits by 2030'

    05 September 2018

    Bold action to address climate change can generate $26 trillion in economic benefits by 2030, according to a report which described action to address greenhouse gas emissions as "the growth story of the 21st century".

  • Steering group for Green Finance Institute announced

    16 July 2018

    A steering group has been assembled to guide the launch of the UK's Green Finance Institute.

  • Government revenues from carbon pricing soar

    22 May 2018

    Carbon pricing mechanisms – including both taxes and emissions trading systems – brought in $33 billion for governments around the world last year, a rise of 50% since 2016, the World Bank said.