- A conversation on the Green Finance Strategy
- What is the background to the Green Finance Strategy? Why now?
- What is the Green Finance Strategy?
- What implications does this have for the financial services/banking and finance sectors and beyond?
- What opportunities are created by the strategy?
- Will there be new mandatory requirements that businesses can’t ignore?
- How will the financial sector manage climate change as a financial risk in the long term?
- What are we likely to see next connected with this strategy?
Environment analysis: On 2 July 2019, the government published its policy paper on the Green Finance Strategy—a strategy that ‘recognises the role of the financial sector in delivering global and domestic climate and environmental objectives’. Imogen Garner, partner in the financial services team, Glenn Hall, partner and head of the government relations and public policy team, and Rosa Mottershead, counsel in the energy, infrastructure and natural resources team, all at Norton Rose Fulbright, discuss, among other things, the opportunities created by the strategy, the implications for the financial services/banking and finance sectors, and mandatory requirements that businesses must consider.
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