Economist Impact’s 9th annual Sustainability Week

Economist Impact’s 9th annual Sustainability Week

Economist Impact’s 9th annual Sustainability Week will explore business approaches to reach net zero and how profit can flourish alongside sustainability goals. With more than 200 speakers, 1200 in-person attendees and an online audience of over 5,000 attendees, the...

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Greenprints

Greenprints

In 2023, the Green Finance Institute hosted the inaugural Finance Day at London Climate Action Week. This event brought together experts from across finance, business, government, and philanthropy to discuss the most complex issues in creating a greener world, made...

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Demystifying Utilisation

Demystifying Utilisation

Success in the Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure (EVCI) sector to date has been measured by the number of chargepoints being installed, rather than where they are and how they are used. With transportation responsible for 24% of domestic greenhouse gas...

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Guide to Investing in the EV Battery Supply Chain

Guide to Investing in the EV Battery Supply Chain

The electric vehicle (EV) transition has potential to grow the automotive battery market to GBP 12 billion in the UK as early as 2025. Growing battery supply chain capacity presents a significant opportunity for a wide range of investors, both those familiar with, and...

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Used EV Market: The Key to Unlocking Net Zero

Used EV Market: The Key to Unlocking Net Zero

The Green Finance Institute is leading a working group for the Office for Zero Emission Vehicles to explore the role of finance and data in growing the used EV market. As part of this, we undertook research to understand the perceptions towards used EVs in the UK, and...

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Electric Vehicle Infrastructure: Charging Guide

Electric Vehicle Infrastructure: Charging Guide

With any investment or lending decision, it’s vital for financiers to understand the technical and commercial aspects of the sector to evaluate a business plan. As we approach the 2030 deadline for the phase out of the sale of new Internal Combustion Engine (ICE)...

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Transition finance: accelerating the EV transition

Transition finance: accelerating the EV transition

‘Transition finance’ has a critical role to play in channelling the estimated $35trn of investment needed over the next decade to areas of the economy where transformation is required to reach net-zero emissions. Rather than allocating capital to activities that...

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Delivering Renovation Plans With Property Logbooks

Delivering Renovation Plans With Property Logbooks

The RLBA has welcomed the opportunity to work with the Green Finance Institute’s Coalition for the Energy Efficiency of Buildings on the data schema for Retrofit Plans. Our members believe its publication will unlock the necessary service innovation to support the...

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Podcasts

Episode twenty: IPCC Report Special with Lord Nicholas Stern and Rhian-Mari Thomas
The latest release from the sixth IPCC Report shows that emissions of greenhouse gases from human activities are responsible for approximately 1.1°C of warming since 1850-1900, and that the global temperature is expected to reach or exceed 1.5°C of warming increase within the next two decades. The need for finance to support a transition to both net-zero and negative-carbon emissions has never been more urgent. In this IPCC Special episode, Green is the New Finance looks at the Report's findings and the role of finance. Guest Lord Nicholas Stern, I. G. Patel Professor of Economics and Government and Chairman of the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment at the London School of Economics, shares his views on the role of public finance, while Green Finance Institute chief executive, Dr. Rhian-Mari Thomas OBE, discusses the role of private finance.
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Episode nineteen: Sam Evans and Krista Patrick, Natural Environment, Greater Manchester Combined Authority
How much does nature contribute to a regional economy, the health and well-being of its residents, as well as to building climate resilient communities? Greater Manchester Combined Authority's Sam Evans and Krista Patrick share the findings of its natural capital account and its journey to moving from public funding into attracting private investment with Green Finance Institute hosts Ryan Jude and Helen Avery.
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