Introducing mandatory requirements for businesses and investors to disclose climate risks and what they are doing about them is an essential part of achieving net zero emissions argues Nick Molho, executive director of the Aldersgate Group.
The just transition offers investors a strategic opportunity to connect climate action with positive social impact across the country, argues Nick Robins, Professor in Practice for Sustainable Finance at Grantham Research Institute.
Ahead of Green GB Week, James Mansfield, Co-Founder and Managing Director at Environmental Finance, argues that to drive greater investment in environmental financing, government must put the commitments in the 25 Year Environment Plan on a statutory footing.
Michael Wilkins, Head of Sustainable Finance at S&P Global Ratings, discusses the importance of financing green infrastructure projects with both public and private capital.
Alex White, Senior Policy Officer at the Aldersgate Group, argues the UK government must intervene now to unlock private-sector investment in green infrastructure via long-term commitment, strategic public spending and issuance of a sovereign green bond.
Fergus Lyon, Deputy Director at the ESRC Centre for the Understanding of Sustainable Prosperity, explores the role of government in the green economy & the additionality of public funds.
Morten Sørensen, Senior Project Finance Specialist, Financial Solutions at MHI Vestas Offshore Wind, reviews the important role of the offshore wind industry in meeting our climate targets whilst establishing a secure asset class for private debt investors.