The Governor of the Bank of England, Mark Carney, has told bankers to ramp up their focus on the financial risks posed by climate change.
Solar power took another step towards global domination last year with a record 98 gigawatts (GW) of new capacity coming online.
An outgoing board member of Harvard University has become the latest senior figure to call on the institution to divest from fossil fuels.
A group of experts has delivered its recommendations to the UK Government as to how it can grow sustainable finance in the country.
French President Emmanuel Macron told a sustainable finance conference on Thursday that Europe needs to set a minimum price for emitting carbon.
Christiana Figueres, the UN’s former climate change chief has called on cities, governments and businesses to massively increase their investments in the green bond market.
Eric Usher, head of the UN Environment’s Finance Initiative, recently said that the SDGs have “come forward very quickly, faster than I would have thought”.
The world’s largest green bond fund has been launched with the intention of greatly accelerating green finance in emerging markets.
London’s reputation as a leading financial centre has now extended to include the field of sustainability.
“Climate is not priced”, said Amundi’s Frederic Samama at a sustainable finance conference in Paris this week.
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