Sustainable and green finance - downloadable factsheet

Posted: 28 Feb 2020

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$90tn needed by 2030 to achieve global sustainable development and climate objectives

The UK is at the forefront of developing and internationalising the green finance solutions that will help countries worldwide to meet their climate commitments

Globally, an estimated $90tn of investment is needed by 2030 to achieve global sustainable development and climate objectives.

The UK is uniquely well placed to provide the complex solutions required to assist the low-carbon economy and boost clean growth investment. London is home to the world's largest cluster of financial and professional services firms with deep capital pools and an investor base with truly global reach. Since 2017, the amount raised in green bonds on the London stock exchange has nearly trebled to $29.1bn.

London ranked first for quality in Z-Yen’s Global Green Finance index, which measures perceptions of the quality and depth of green financial products in the world’s financial centres.

This factsheet gives an overview of key facts and statistics about the UK's Green Finance offer.

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