Green Finance

Jonny Hughes: Natural Capital, the True Gauge of Prosperity

30th October 2017
Published under: Enabling Environment

This article was originally published on The Scotsman.  In just over a month Edinburgh will host the World Forum on Natural Capital. It is the third time this bi-annual international event has been held in the Scottish capital and for good reason. Scotland has played a leading global role in protecting its natural capital assets,… [more]

Asian Development Bank Calls for Green Financing Mechanisms

13th September 2017
Published under: Enabling Environment

This article was originally published on Dawn.  “The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has proposed the creation of national green financing vehicles to catalyse environmentally and financially sustainable infrastructure investments in Asia and the Pacific. In a report released on Tuesday, the ADB highlighted the constraints for developing a large pipeline of bankable green infrastructure projects… [more]

G-20 Embraces Green Finance

5th September 2016
Published under: Enabling Environment

“The G-20’s finance ministers and central bank governors have begun to undertake a stunning shift in mindset. They have become increasingly convinced that “green finance” — financing environmentally sustainable growth — should be at the centre of economic-development strategies. Such an idea, until recently confined to a fringe of academics and policymakers, is potentially one… [more]