‘We can’t solve the climate crisis without the banks’ says Sir James Bevan

The Environment Agency Chief Executive looked forward following COP26 in his speech delivered to the banking sector – claiming they have “more power than most countries to create the change we need”

Rishi Sunak’s £15bn green bond bonanza

The Chancellor will unveil details of green bonds that will allow people to invest in green projects

UK to set up green finance research hubs in London and Leeds

The research centres will help divert investment away from unsustainable activities such as deforestation and fossil fuels and towards low carbon sectors, ensuring climate and environment are at the heart of UK financial decision making

British Embassy in Dakar calls for bids for climate change projects

Projects can focus on areas including clean growth, green finance, nature-based solutions and climate change adaptation and resilience

UK and the Philippines partner on climate and environment

The two countries have agreed to share and agree with each other’s climate priorities, including energy transition and nature-based solutions

British Embassy in Bucharest seeks projects to tackle climate change

They can focus on renewable energy, restoration of natural habitats and ecosystems and helping communities to prepare for natural disasters

New alliance formed to promote climate investments in Asia

IFC and the Hong Kong Monetary Authority will bring together financial and research institutions as well as technology providers to develop, build and boost the capacity for green finance

UK offers Malaysian firms £2.5m for energy and climate action projects

The UK and Malaysia share the common goal of tackling climate change and have agreed to share best practices and approaches for climate action

London tops world’s “green finance quality cities” list

A new report suggests Western Europe continues to lead the world in terms of green finance

Global measures supporting green finance more than doubled since 2015

A record 79 new measures were announced or implemented in 2019