Changing Finance: new this month – June
A monthly round-up of news, ideas and initiatives related to transforming the UK financial system for people and planet, compiled by the Lab’s CEO Jesse Griffiths.
The climate and nature crises
New research on the massive future economic cost of not dealing with the climate crisis.
Major new report released on the role of green finance in reaching net zero.
Central bankers grapple with climate risk – here’s a useful summary of recent discussions.
Climate activists target Barclays, this time through dance.
The Bank of England estimates that the financial assets it owns are in line with a 3 degree rise in global temperatures.
Introducing the Community Wealth Fund Alliance.
How does the new UK infrastructure bank compare to those elsewhere?
How to change narratives to grow ethical, purpose-driven finance: new research.
Here are the nine big banks supporting the Myanmar dictatorship.
Mediocre men still preferred over women in finance, black women particularly held back – new research on impacts of sexism and cronyism.
Tech giants try to water down ESG disclosure rules.
…. And the economy
In-work poverty levels have hit a record high – new research.
Could digital currencies threaten the economy? The Bank of England thinks so.
Thinking of travelling abroad? You won’t be able to get full insurance, warns Which?.