UK finance goes green: inquiry proposes radical reform and green Gilt

By Jon Hay
28 Mar 2018

The UK’s Green Finance Taskforce has come up with strong recommendations for how the country should green its financial system, including issuing a big sovereign green bond, writes Jon Hay.

Other recommendations include incentives for green mortgages and consumer loans, creating a green fintech hub and making companies publish their strategies for climate change.

The far-reaching suggestions, published on Wednesday, come a few weeks after the European Commission published its Sustainable Finance Action Plan, and suggest that the ...

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