Seizing the Green Growth Opportunity
The transition to a low carbon global economy must be a common goal shared by everyone across the world. Although progress is being made towards Net Zero goals by businesses and governments, the window of opportunity to mitigate the effects of climate change is closing, fast.
This report by Criticaleye Partner London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG) explores the growth of the ‘Green Economy’, describes the role of capital markets in generating green growth and stresses the need for an even greater acceleration in order to achieve global Net Zero goals.
Key takeaways include:
86 percent of asset owners globally are implementing sustainable investment into their strategies – up from 76 percent in 2021.
Clean energy investment is expected to rise to $1.7 trillion in 2023, according to the International Energy Agency.
The UK Government believes that an additional £50-60 billion of capital investment will be required each year through the late 2020s and 2030s to deliver on the UK’s Net Zero ambitions.