Reporting Global Developments - Private Equity and Green Finance

01 July 2019

The United Nations estimates the required investment to achieve the International Panel on Climate Change’s target of limiting climate change to 1.5C at around 2.5% of GDP annually, or some $2.4 trillion per year. While governments and the public sector will continue to play a key financing role, there is a huge need for the private sector to engage and help close this gap.

As a mature industry, private equity has an important role to play.

Reflecting our status as a leading centre for sustainable finance and a specialist private equity jurisdiction, Guernsey Finance undertook a survey to understand the developing movement in private equity towards climate finance and the factors driving its development.

This short report arises from that study.

Here, we ask what is necessary to unlock the potential of the sector.

Click here to read the report.

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