The Green Investment and clean energy market is growing rapidly. Find out what this means for your business.
The UK Green Investment Bank
Finance/insurance, Europe, Legislation
Various groups have called for a green investment bank to drive the UK green economy forward and help meet the country’s climate change targets. The government is finalising the Green Investment Bank and expects to open its doors in 2012. Climate Action looks at how the bank will work and what it will mean for your business.
What are the benefits of Green Venture Capital Trusts?
There are now many ways to invest venture capital into renewable energy companies – one of the fastest growing and most profitable is the green Venture Capital Trust. This form of socially responsible investing not only provides a reliable stream of return, but is also currently benefitting from changes in governmental legislation.
Should businesses risk investing in green exchange-traded funds?
Private investors now have many funds through which to practice socially responsible investing. A green exchange-traded fund is an emerging vehicle for investment which, despite certain limitations, offers a range of financial incentives in return for private investment.
Efficiency gains through sustainable procurement
Within sustainable procurement, efficiency gains are both a signifier of business success and a means with which to obtain corporate sustainability. However, they also play a vital role in complying with governmental legislation and the regulation of corporate carbon emissions.