Securing the UK’s role as a green financial hub

Ahead of COP26, Cornwall Insight and TLT spoke to industry leaders about the UK’s progress with building a green finance market and what’s needed to make green finance mainstream.

As the whole world looks to the Glasgow summit for new, progressive policies, what do businesses, investors and financial institutions deem genuine and artificial support for the green economic recovery?  

Based on in-depth analysis of UK and international policy and interviews on ‘greening finance’ and ‘financing green’, the report covers:

  • The ambitious policy and regulatory frameworks needed to achieve net zero by 2050
  • Making mandatory climate-related disclosures credible, meaningful and useful
  • EU and UK taxonomies
  • Growing supply and demand for sustainability-linked products
  • The need for a sector-based approach to the green finance market
  • The urgent need to attract significant amounts of private capital into renewable energy and sustainable infrastructure, and where this might come from
  • Potential business models and revenue streams for hard to abate sectors such as heat and mobility

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