Green finance: At a glance

A comprehensive guide to green finance policies past and present

Beth Brearley
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Green finance: At a glance

With green finance policies coming thick and fast over the past few years, accompanied by an abundance of acronyms, it can be difficult to keep track of the latest developments. Here, with the help of UK Finance, we look at the key green finance policies, regulations, initiatives and thought leadership.

UK Government policies Climate Change Act (2008) The world's first legally binding national-level climate change mitigation target. Green Finance Strategy (2019) This sets out the role of the financial sector in delivering global and domestic climate and environmental objectives. Chancellor's statement on green finance: Vision and Green Financing Framework (2021) The Chancellor's vision was unveiled at his first Mansion House speech on 1 July 2021. Mandatory statutory reporting On 28 October BEIS laid in parliament the Climate-related Financial Disclosure regulations 2021, introd...

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