In 2019, the British government published their Green Finance Strategy - looking at transforming finance for a greener future. The report looked at how the UK can be a leader in green finance, how the government can empower private finance to engage in clean growth - and more.
According to a report from the Global Sustainable Investment Alliance in 2019, funds held in sustainable or green investments were up 34% since 2016 - a huge leap. In an article for Bloomberg, Annie Massa writes that though politicians might still be debating climate change - the private sector, including investors, has been decisive.
When the Covid-19 pandemic struck, economic survival became the key priority for business owners. Increasingly, however, business and government are looking towards recovery, and much is being made of making the recovery green and sustainable. How can finance make the most of the recovery, whilst maintaining the goal of sustainability, and where are the emerging areas borne from the green agenda?
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