Tuesday 1 December
The government’s commitment to ‘Build Back Greener’ will require billions of pounds of investment flows to be redirected from high carbon sectors to sustainable and resilient assets, such as renewable power generation, decarbonising our homes and building and electric vehicle charging.
With the Prime Minister’s announcement of the “ten point plan for a green industrial revolution”, including commitments on green finance, this session heard from leading investors on how we unlock investment into the zero carbon infrastructure of the future. What are the measures required to give investors’ confidence, de-risk investments and drive down technology and deployment costs?
- Julia Groves, partner and ESG lead, Downing LLP
- Philippa Eddie, commercial finance specialist, Infrastructure and Projects Authority – HM Treasury
- Philip Bazin, head of environmental team, Triodos Bank
- Matthew Clayton, managing director, Thrive Renewables