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Green recovery

Six years ago around 200 global leaders signed the Paris Climate Agreement, binding their countries to the transition to a lower carbon economy by phasing out fossil fuel subsidies and pledging to limit the global average temperature increase to a maximum of 2 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial times. In Europe alone, the EUs’ national energy and climate plans (NECPs) for 2021 to 2030 have committed to achieve a 32% share of renewable energy by 2030.

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Green finance: The path to a sustainable future for banking

The subject of green finance has come to prominence on a global stage and become a huge talking point in the investment banking world, even more so since the COVID19 pandemic began. Today, as climate change climbs the ranks in both the political and news agendas, there is a huge rising demand for ‘responsible’ investment products and practices.