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How banks can help protect biodiversity

Sep 04, 2023
Joshua Downes
Mitigating climate change has become a key issue in the financial world, as banks continue to bolster their ESG credentials. However, the protection of biodiversity is also fast becoming one of the most significant concerns when it comes to sustainable finance.
How banks can help protect biodiversity

How banks can help protect biodiversity

Sep 04, 2023
Joshua Downes
How banks can help protect biodiversity

What are carbon markets and how do they work?

Jul 12, 2023
Joshua Downes
Carbon pricing is intended to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by placing a financial cost on the carbon content of fossil fuels or the emissions themselves. Carbon markets allow businesses and organisations to offset their emissions by buying additional ‘credits’. But how effective have these mechanisms been at reducing global greenhouse gas emissions?
What are carbon markets and how do they work?

What are carbon markets and how do they work?

Jul 12, 2023
Joshua Downes
What are carbon markets and how do they work?

Why firms will need to lean on tech to comply with sustainability reporting requirements

Feb 23, 2023
Ouida Taaffe
To meet the requirements of the EU’s new Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive (CSRD) both public and private firms across all sectors will have to lean on technology, particularly as the pressure to move away from proxy data grows, Ouida Taaffe reports.
Why firms will need to lean on tech to comply with sustainability reporting requirements

Why firms will need to lean on tech to comply with sustainability reporting requirements

Feb 23, 2023
Ouida Taaffe
Why firms will need to lean on tech to comply with sustainability reporting requirements

Gross Domestic Product (GDP) and sustainability

Feb 03, 2023
Lukasz Krebel
When we focus exclusively on GDP as the ultimate yardstick of economic performance, we lose sight of what actually contributes to a happier, more prosperous society and a healthier environment. To get the measure of what really matters, we should be using other metrics, says Lukasz Krebel.
Gross Domestic Product (GDP) and sustainability

Gross Domestic Product (GDP) and sustainability

Feb 03, 2023
Lukasz Krebel
Gross Domestic Product (GDP) and sustainability

Why green mortgages are about more than sustainability

Oct 17, 2022
Lee Coates
With the new Consumer Duty coming into play, green mortgages have become about meeting basic client needs. So how should you, as a mortgage adviser, approach client conversations to avoid costly mistakes?
Why green mortgages are about more than sustainability

Why green mortgages are about more than sustainability

Oct 17, 2022
Lee Coates
Why green mortgages are about more than sustainability

Why ESG is important to attract customers

Aug 11, 2022
Ouida Taaffe
Flowe is a carbon neutral payments startup. Ouida Taaffe finds out how they make a profit and embed ESG into their operations.
Why ESG is important to attract customers

Why ESG is important to attract customers

Aug 11, 2022
Ouida Taaffe
Why ESG is important to attract customers

Jobs in finance: why should I pursue a career in sustainable finance?

Jun 01, 2022
Nadim Choudhury
Ahead of World Environment Day, Nadim Choudhury – our Head of Careers and Employability – explores three exciting career paths for those wanting to make a change in the world through sustainable finance.
Jobs in finance: why should I pursue a career in sustainable finance?

Jobs in finance: why should I pursue a career in sustainable finance?

Jun 01, 2022
Nadim Choudhury
Jobs in finance: why should I pursue a career in sustainable finance?

Career story: studying sustainable finance as an environmentalist

Apr 22, 2022
Juno Baker
What makes someone who works for an environmental NGO study sustainable finance? And how has understanding banking and finance helped her in set up and find partners for environmental projects?
Career story: studying sustainable finance as an environmentalist

Career story: studying sustainable finance as an environmentalist

Apr 22, 2022
Juno Baker
Career story: studying sustainable finance as an environmentalist

Jobs in finance: why work in banking

Mar 21, 2022
Juno Baker
Jobs in finance vary hugely and so do the people who work in the financial services sector – from techies to creatives and people with great soft skills. If you like being challenged, working in a team and solving problems, a career in finance could be for you.
Jobs in finance: why work in banking

Jobs in finance: why work in banking

Mar 21, 2022
Juno Baker
Jobs in finance: why work in banking