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UK Government sets out Green Finance Strategy

Limiting global warming to 1.5°C may still be feasible, the UK Government state in their recently released Green Finance Strategy. The strategy sets out how the UK Government plans to accelerate the growth of green finance whilst strengthening the competitiveness of the UK financial sector.

For actuaries, the plan pointed to a need to be appropriately knowledgeable on Green Finance with an expectation that the IFoA may be encouraged to sign the Green Finance Education Charter, committing professional bodies to taking prompt action to identify and address gaps in the development of green finance knowledge and skills.

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