All pages with keywords: green investment bank

Why is low-carbon investment dropping in the UK?

Why is low-carbon investment dropping in the UK?

a commentary by Sini Matikainen, Victoria Druce 16 May, 2018

A new report from the UK’s Environmental Audit Committee (EAC) warns of a ‘dramatic and worrying collapse’ in green investment in the UK, which is at a 10-year low. This … read more »


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GIB going, going, gone! The future of the Green Investment Bank and sustainable investment in the UK

a commentary by Sini Matikainen 18 August, 2017

The sale of the government-backed Green Investment Bank (GIB) for £2.3bn to a consortium led by Macquarie Group Limited has been completed this week. The sale has been met with criticism, … read more »


Building 21st century sustainable infrastructure (part 2): institutional reform

Building 21st century sustainable infrastructure (part 2): institutional reform

a policy publication by Dimitri Zenghelis 12 August, 2016

The new UK Government under Prime Minister Theresa May has committed to boosting UK productivity, to addressing the widening wealth gap, and to supporting the transition to low-carbon … read more »


Conflicting duty for government? The UK’s new Green Investment Bank

Conflicting duty for government? The UK’s new Green Investment Bank

a research article 2 December, 2012

Reference Grover, D. December 2012. Conflicting duty for government? The UK’s new Green Investment Bank. Comment to WJS Europe.


Green investments can overcome the paradox of thrift

Green investments can overcome the paradox of thrift

a commentary by Dimitri Zenghelis 7 June, 2012

The New Statesman, June 2012


Reports spell double trouble for the climate

Reports spell double trouble for the climate

a commentary by Sam Fankhauser 21 November, 2011

There have been two sobering climate change statistics recently. First we learnt that despite a sluggish economy, global emissions of carbon dioxide grew by a whopping 6 per cent between 2009 … read more »


Advisory workshop on the British Investment Bank conference

Advisory workshop on the British Investment Bank conference

a policy publication by Dimitri Zenghelis 18 November, 2011

Contributor, Westminster, 2 November 2011 – External link to publication


HM Treasury hamstrings the Green Investment Bank

HM Treasury hamstrings the Green Investment Bank

a commentary by Dimitri Zenghelis 24 May, 2011

Yesterday, following his speech on the green economy, I asked the Deputy Prime Minister, Nick Clegg, why the new Green Investment Bank will not be allowed to borrow until 2015, … read more »


A statement from Nicholas Stern on a green investment bank

Press release 2 February, 2010

Nicholas Stern on Green Investment bank idea: “…there are strong arguments for a Green Investment Bank that can provide a public-private partnership to share risk and foster innovation. read more »