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Financing Up: Why Levelling Up requires purpose-driven finance

There is widespread agreement that the UK government’s agenda to ‘level up’ the country is important for addressing regional disparities […]

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Changing Finance: new this month – June

Our monthly round-up of news, ideas and initiatives related to transforming the UK financial system for people and planet, compiled by […]

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‘Solvency II’ overhaul of insurance industry regulation is ignoring huge climate risks

This article, by Lab CEO Jesse Griffiths, was originally published in Financial News London. It can be found here. The […]

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Applications open for pioneering leadership programme

The ground-breaking six-month leadership development programme for banking professionals advancing the climate agenda within their institutions is back. In 2021 […]

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Report finds ‘total transformation’ needed if banks are to be fit for purpose in a just and sustainable world

A new report shares new lessons from bank insiders taking action on climate change. A new report published by the […]

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Lab statement: Treasury Committee echoes civil society calls on future of finance

Over the last fortnight, the House of Commons Treasury Committee has published a series of important reports on the future […]

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Financial Services and Markets Bill: what we know so far

On 10 May, the Queen’s Speech unveiled 38 bills that form the government’s legislative programme for this Parliament: an agenda […]

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Changing Finance: new this month – May

Our monthly round-up of news, ideas and initiatives related to transforming the UK financial system for people and planet, compiled by […]

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The Financial Markets and Services Bill is the next big climate battle

This piece, by the Lab’s CEO Jesse Griffiths, first appeared in inews; click here to read.   You would think that […]

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The Queen’s Speech failed to turn our financial regulators into a public asset

This piece, by the Lab’s Head of Policy and Advocacy Marloes Nicholls,  first appeared in CityAM, click here to read […]

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Over 50 leading economists highlight dangers of the government’s major financial reforms: Lab response

59 leading economists have written an open letter to the Chancellor, Rishi Sunak MP, and the Economic Secretary to the […]

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Queen’s Speech 2022: Poll shows widespread concern over Chancellor’s financial reforms

This week’s Queen’s Speech, marking the start of the parliamentary year, has at its heart a landmark Financial Services Bill, […]

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Building a learning culture

Lab Associate Natalie Tucker shares her reflections on the learning culture that enabled the success of our inaugural Climate Safe […]

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Changing Finance: new this month – April

Our monthly round-up of news, ideas and initiatives related to transforming the UK financial system for people and planet, compiled by […]

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Doing something about the Davids

Lab COO Rebecca Sumner Smith and Chair of Trustees Kit Beazley explain how the Lab is using a ‘trustee-in-training’ model […]

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