Green Investment

The Green Investment Bank: Helping Business Lead Our Response to Climate Change

Vince Cable | Posted 30.12.2014 | UK Politics
Vince Cable

The first project of its kind in the world, £1.6billion of Government investment has leveraged £3.6billion from private investors like Marubeni corporation, Siemens and KFW in getting 37 green projects off the ground. It means the Bank has now passed an impressive milestone - helping finance a total of over £5billion of investment in the UK's green infrastructure.

Where's Our Sense of Urgency?

Green Futures | Posted 10.07.2013 | UK
Green Futures

The reach of solar will spread, the scale will increase, and the impact on people's lives will be massive. But the crucial question is, when? Around the world, dozens of universities and research institutes are hard at work trying to mimic the phenomenon of photosynthesis.

Cable Kickstarts Green Investment With New Bank

Charlie Thomas | Posted 28.11.2012 | UK

Business secretary Vince Cable hailed a key coalition promise delivered after launching his Green Investment Bank. The bank, which will be kick-sta...

Government Kicks Carbon Emission Targets Into The Long Grass

Charlie Thomas | Posted 23.11.2012 | UK

The government has decided to delay a decision to set carbon emission targets until 2016; after the next election. Labour accused the Liberal Democ...