Sir Roger Gifford, Chair of the Green Finance Initiative will be speaking at the inaugural Abu Dhabi Sustainable Finance Forum (ADSFF), part of Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week, is the first event in Abu Dhabi focused on increasing the adoption of sustainable financing and driving capital towards investments that have positive economic, social and environmental impacts. For... View Article
The UK and Chinese governments will today (17 June) welcome a set of green finance guidelines for the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), developed by the City of London Corporation‘s Green Finance Initiative (GFI) in partnership with China’s Green Finance Committee (GFC). The announcement in support of the Green Investment Principles for the Belt and... View Article
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Following the UK-China Green Finance Taskforce meeting in London last year, the UK and China have been partnering to bring green finance closer to the real economy through green and clean technology. These efforts were bolstered on Saturday 23 March, when representatives from the City of London Corporation and Beijing Government signed an agreement to set... View Article
Credit: Photo by Enrapture Captivating Media on Unsplash Guernsey Green Finance and Green Finance Initiative today confirmed their mutual support and commitment to collaboration in the promotion the development of green and sustainable finance. Representatives of the two organisations met at City Week, the international financial services conference at London’s Guildhall, this week to strengthen... View Article
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With just under 100 days to go until the launch of the Green Finance Institute (2nd July) and registration for the event now open, London has once more been ranked top for the quality of its green finance offering by Z/Yen’s Global Green Finance Index, released today (Wednesday 27th March). The result once again underlines... View Article
The City of London Corporation will tomorrow (2 July) host the Green Finance Summit in London’s historic Guildhall, coinciding with London Climate Action Week. The conference will bring together more than 1000 delegates from across the globe to discuss and debate developments in green financial policy, market developments and thought leadership. Tomorrow will also mark the launch of... View Article
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Dr Rhian-Mari Thomas, former Global Head of Green Banking, Founder and Chair of the Green Banking Council at Barclays, has today been appointed as the first Chief Executive Officer for the Green Finance Institute, which will be officially launched on 2nd July at the City of London Corporation’s third annual Green Finance Summit. The Institute,... View Article
The Chartered Banker Young Banker of the Year 2019 competition is launched. The competition aims to showcase tomorrow’s leaders in UK banking. The Chartered Banker Institute is seeking nominations from amongst 35,000 members, and also more widely from across the UK banking industry, including building societies, credit unions and others, subject to the eligibility criteria. The... View Article