Greening Finance – A Roadmap to Sustainable Investing
15 Nov 2021
Following the UK Government raising £10 billion for green projects through the sale of its first green gilt, the government released their plans for the coming years in Greening Finance – A Roadmap to Sustainable Investing.
The roadmap aims to:
- Get the right information to investors and businesses, helping them to understand the full range of environmental risks they face and create.
- Help tackle ‘greenwashing’. A UK Green Taxonomy will set out criteria that specific economic activities must meet to be considered environmentally sustainable.
- Lower the barriers to investors acting as effective and responsible stewards of capital.
- Lead international efforts to bring about global and systemic change in the financial system.
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