Briefings, Reports

A net zero UK financial centre

Designing a green global finance hub

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The foot bridge at Canary Wharf in the city of London finance district. Colin Watts on Unsplash
The foot bridge at Canary Wharf in the city of London finance district. Colin Watts on Unsplash

The UK Government announced in the Green Finance Roadmap its intention to create a world-leading net zero financial system. However, an important part of delivering this sustainable system lies in how the government supports private finance in going green.

London is one of the world’s leading financial centres, but in order to maintain this position, it will need to innovate and reflect a changing world. With the UK hosting COP26, there is a very real opportunity to build on its prior successes and assure London’s future role as a global and prosperous hub of green finance.

E3G’s latest briefing establishes exactly what is a net zero financial centre, and  outlines a suggested timeline for the sub sectors of the UK finance sector to transition to net zero.

                      

                       

Read the briefing in full.

Written in partnership with Carbon Tracker and Grantham Institute.

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