Sunak lays foundation for green economy... but will it hold?

Investors call on MPs for greater net zero co-operation

Pedro Gonçalves
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Rishi Sunak's plans for a 'green revolution' include issuing £15bn of green sovereign bonds this financial year. Photo: HM Treasury/Flickr CC BY-NC-ND 2.0
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Rishi Sunak's plans for a 'green revolution' include issuing £15bn of green sovereign bonds this financial year. Photo: HM Treasury/Flickr CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

Chancellor Rishi Sunak put green innovation at the centre of his vision for the future of the UK's financial services after Brexit in an attempt to pitch Britain as a global leader on environmental protection.

Since this ambitious goal cannot be met without investors, asset managers say they are ready to bolster their efforts, but they cannot do it alone. A green and pleasant landscape: Hunger for a low-carbon economy grows...

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