• 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.

  • UK Green Finance Institute 'to boost catastrophe bonds and green mortgages'

    02 July 2019

    Scaling up the catastrophe bond market and the issuance of green mortgages will be among the priorities for the UK's Green Finance Institute, which was officially launched today.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • BlackRock and Aviva Investors to speak at Green Equities 2017 conference

    25 August 2017

    Big hitters including Aviva Investors' Steve Waygood and John McKinley, director of the impact investing arm of the world's largest asset manager, BlackRock, have added their names to the stellar line-up of speakers at Environmental Finance's inaugural Green Equities 2017 conference.

  • GFI's six proposals to make UK an international green financial hub

    14 November 2016

    The City of London's Green Finance Initiative (GFI) has launched a report outlining six key priority areas, to help maintain the UK's role as "the go-to place to connect capital with green" amid growing competition from other financial centres.