Green investment bank

UK Green Investment Bank plc

  I thought I should tell you about some recent developments regarding the Green Investment Bank. First of all, the Bank has been formally incorporated as the UK Green Investment Bank plc, and the Bill to sanction the Bank’s activities … Continue reading

Introducing UK Green Investments

In my last blog I said I would give you all a more detailed introduction into the UKGI team (or to give its full name, UK Green Investment) that has been established in BIS to handle early-stage transactions before GIB … Continue reading

(Re)Constructing success: a way forward for the Green Investment Bank?

As the Green Investment Bank (GIB) moves towards operational activity, the team is designing a strategy and guiding principles.  There is much to learn from the experience of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), whose mandate was, and … Continue reading

Green investment news

My last blogs have given you all a briefing on the initial preparation stages of bringing to fruition the vision for the Green Investment Bank – I will try to respond directly to the series of interesting comments soon – … Continue reading

Good progress towards green investment

  Well, I’m afraid I have been neglecting the blog a little, but a lot has been happening and it’s time to catch up. Firstly, to answer Andrew MacIntyre’s blog comment, which basically asks, what’s the purpose of the Green … Continue reading

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Green Investment Bank – an update

It’s time for an update on progress with the Green Investment Bank (GIB). I have been working with Vince Cable on bringing together the Advisory Group, and I hope an announcement will be made soon. When the Advisory Group has … Continue reading

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Green Investment Bank

The Green Investment Bank is a genuinely radical innovation. The use of government credit support for nationally significant projects has been around for a while, but usually as a response to some crisis Continue reading