All pages with keywords: Green Finance

Submission to call for evidence: Dasgupta Review on the Economics of Biodiversity

a policy publication by Alexandra Pinzón, Simon Dikau, Nick Robins 13 November, 2019

This paper was submitted to the Dasgupta Review on the Economics of Biodiversity – Call for Evidence, an independent global review to assess the economic value of biodiversity and to identify actions that will enhance biodiversity and deliver economic prosperity. read more »


Decarbonisation of the UK economy and green finance

Decarbonisation of the UK economy and green finance

a policy publication by Sam Unsworth, Anna Valero, Nick Robins, Daire McCoy, Josh Burke, Sam Fankhauser, Bob Ward 20 September, 2019

The Grantham Research Institute’s response to the Commons Select Committee inquiry into decarbonisation of the UK economy highlights the Treasury’s unique position in government to drive the transition towards net-zero greenhouse gas emissions while maintaining a focus on economic growth. read more »


When money speaks the language of justice: investors, banks and the just transition

When money speaks the language of justice: investors, banks and the just transition

a commentary by Nick Robins 1 July, 2019

Nick Robins explores how UK banks and investors are starting to get behind the just transition that is needed for the country to reach its new net-zero target. read more »


Brexit will not dent London’s green finance ambitions

Commentary 11 February, 2019

The structural shifts underway to tackle climate change and other environmental issues mean there is huge potential for further growth in green finance despite challenges ahead, writes Roger Gifford for the Sustainable Finance Leadership Series. read more »


Why the Paris Agreement is the 21st century’s social contract

Commentary 23 January, 2019

The Paris Agreement on climate change is not just an environmental treaty but offers the basis for a new and inclusive model of development. France is committed to making finance a driving force behind this transition, explains Brune Poirson in this post for the Sustainable Finance Leadership Series. read more »


China’s green finance strategy: much achieved, further to go

Commentary 24 October, 2018

By Wang Yao, Director General of the International Institute of Green Finance, Central University of Finance and Economics, Beijing China’s embrace of green finance has been one of the key … read more »


Consultation response: ‘Clean Growth Strategy’

Consultation response: ‘Clean Growth Strategy’

a policy publication by Bob Ward, Sini Matikainen 4 January, 2018

This is a submission to the consultation on the UK Government’s Clean Growth Strategy, with comments on the overall strategy and key sections. read more »


European Commision

Green doesn’t mean risk-free: why we should be cautious about a green supporting factor in the EU

a commentary by Sini Matikainen 18 December, 2017

Without robust evidence for a green supporting factor, the European Commission and the High Level Expert Group on Sustainable Finance (HLEG) should look for other avenues to increase green investment says Sini Matikainen. read more »


The UK has endorsed recommendations for financial reporting of climate risks – but are voluntary guidelines enough?

a commentary by Sini Matikainen 20 September, 2017

Encouraging voluntary disclosure by companies of their exposure to climate-related risks may not be enough says Grantham Research Institute Policy Analyst, Sini Matikainen. read more »