Timeline of green finance developments

We break down the developments over the previous decade in the development of green finance so you have all the pieces of the puzzle in one place.

pollution iceberg

May 2020

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March 2020

EU publishes its taxonomy

clean energy wind turbines

December 2019

Presentation of the European Green Deal

bank financial services

April 2019

Bank of England/Prudential Regulation Authority published its supervisory statement, enhancing banks’ and insurers’ approaches to managing the financial risks from climate change


June 2017

Task Force for Climate-related Financial Disclosures published its final recommendations including its report, an implementation annex and technical supplement.



Paris (UNFCC Climate) Agreement ratified



UN publishes guiding principles on business and human rights

As we think about the future of the loan market, green finance provides all the tools for change. The transition to an innovative and low carbon economy with green initiatives.

We have also been working with other organisations to develop green finance, including the Chancery Lane Project, the Legal Sustainability Alliance and the Green Finance Institute.

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