A new green bond standard proposed by the European Commission will provide issuers with a robust tool to demonstrate they are funding legitimately green projects in line with net-zero targets.
The EU Taxonomy for green investment has attracted little attention beyond lobby group meeting rooms and sections of the financial community, but its real economy implications will, over time, be profound.
The EU's future interest rate of 10% risks over-inflating the estimated cost of decarbonising, potentially putting more ambitious future carbon targets at risk.
Covid-19 recovery plans from Paris and Madrid have been deemed to be among the greenest in the world, but they have chosen different paths for how to structure their expenditure of EU money.
Brexit has been a serious blow to the City of London. Can a growing global sustainable finance market provide some compensation?