Sustainable Finance APPG

First Registered: 20/05/2020 • Last updated on: 25/08/2021

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To support parliamentarians to understand more about sustainable finance. To bring together policy makers, industry experts, academics and practitioners to build knowledge and political consensus for the changes required in the finance sector to help reach net zero.

Note: All-Party Parliamentary Groups (APPGs) are informal, cross-party groups formed by MPs and Members of the House of Lords who share a common interest in a particular policy area, region or country. APPGs have no official status within Parliament.


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Recent Documents related to Sustainable Finance

1. Green Finance: UK joins the International Platform on Sustainable Finance (IPSF)
03/02/2021 - HM Treasury
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Found: CAPITAL NEEDS TO FLOW TO KEY ENVIRONMENTALLY SUSTAINABLE SECTORS More than 190 countries committed to

2. Green Finance: UK joins the International Platform on Sustainable Finance (IPSF)
03/02/2021 - HM Treasury
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Found: Finance: UK joins the International Platform on Sustainable Finance (IPSF) The Chancellor underscored

3. Sustainable Finance
20/05/2020 - APPGs

Found: support parliamentarians to understand more about sustainable finance. To bring together policy makers, industry

4. International Climate Finance
03/04/2019 - Department for International Development
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Found: vehicle manufacture, smart energy systems, sustainable construction, precision agriculture and green

5. Green finance strategy
02/07/2019 - Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
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Found: capital we need.The challenges in creating a sustainable and resilient economy are great Πbut the opportunities

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to Sustainable Finance

1. Global Population Growth
11/03/2021 - Lords Chamber

1: campaigns in the areas of energy, transport, nature, finance and adaptation and resilience. Population growth - Speech Link
2: planning is one of the most powerful drivers of sustainable development and prosperity. Between 2015 and - Speech Link
3: contribution to family planning for empowerment and sustainable population. We are among the world’s most generous - Speech Link

2. Co-operative and Community Benefit Societies (Environmentally Sustainable Investment) Bill
11/09/2020 - Commons Chamber

1: that. It aims to build a more equitable and sustainable economy, rooted in all our communities and with - Speech Link

3. Financial Services (Implementation of Legislation) Bill [Lords]
11/02/2019 - Commons Chamber

1: in the markets of the future, whether in green finance or in FinTech, and we are pursuing an ambitious - Speech Link
2: relating to the taxonomy of environmentally sustainable activities that would allow companies to green-check - Speech Link
3: EU regulation when I speak to people in the UK finance sector but, in truth, we simply do not know what - Speech Link

4. Private Sector: Environment and COP 26
07/07/2021 - Lords Chamber

1: been ahead of the Government in relation to the sustainable development goals. Therefore, I wonder whether - Speech Link
2: and on the green finance taskforce. A key output of the latter was the Green Finance Education Charter - Speech Link
3: Sir Roger was an inspiring champion for using finance as a force for good in tackling climate change - Speech Link

5. Green Finance
31/10/2018 - Lords Chamber

1: green finance centre following the City of London’s fall to third place in the Global Green Finance Index - Speech Link
2: the Government place a high priority on green finance and take extremely seriously the UK’s position - Speech Link
3: sovereign bond. If we exhort that corporate green finance bonds should be issued in this country, we should - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Sustainable Finance
1. Sustainable Development
asked by: Kerry McCarthy
29/01/2021
... what role the Minister for the Overseas Territories and Sustainable Development has in respect of the implementation into UK domestic policy of the Sustainable Development Goals.

2. Sustainable Development
asked by: Pauline Latham
08/09/2020
...What plans he has to help meet all of the Sustainable Development Goals following the merger of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office with the Department for International Development.

3. Sustainable Development
asked by: Lloyd Russell-Moyle
08/03/2021
... Transitions and Co-Financing.

4. Sustainable Development
asked by: Pauline Latham
21/01/2020
... whether the UK’s June 2019 Voluntary National Review of the UN Sustainable Development Goals will be implemented by his Office to reflect the work required across government to achieve them.

5. Sustainable Development
asked by: Vicky Foxcroft
28/10/2019
... Communities and Local Government.

Latest Questions
9 Current APPG Officers
Ed Davey Portrait
Ed Davey
Chair & Registered Contact
Liberal Democrat - Kingston and Surbiton
Joined: 20th May 2020
Gareth Davies Portrait
Gareth Davies
Vice Chair
Conservative - Grantham and Stamford
Joined: 14th July 2021
Edward Miliband Portrait
Edward Miliband
Vice Chair
Labour - Doncaster North
Joined: 20th May 2020
No other APPG Memberships
Beth Winter Portrait
Beth Winter
Vice Chair
Labour - Cynon Valley
Joined: 14th July 2021
Lord Oates Portrait
Lord Oates
Vice Chair
Liberal Democrat - Life peer
Joined: 14th July 2021
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Ed Davey MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 4530.

Email: edward.davey.mp@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

Polly Billington, UK100 Cities Network, 57-61 Charterhouse Street, London EC1M 6HA. Tel: 07740 444 577

Email: polly.billington@uk100.org

Secretariat:

UK100 acts as the group's secretariat. https://www.uk100.org/

Group's Website:

https://uk100.org/appg/

Benefits in Kind
Date
12 Feb 2021
Source
UK100
Description
Secretariat   From : 12/02/2021 To : 11/02/2022
Value
£97,501
Financial Benefits Received
Date
11 Nov 2020
Source
Lux Nova
Value
£5,000
Date
4 Jul 2020
Source
Aviva
Value
£5,000
Date
30 Jun 2020
Source
Royal Bank of Scotland
Value
£5,000
Date
8 Apr 2020
Source
HSBC
Value
£5,000
Former APPG Officers
Claire Coutinho Portrait
Claire Coutinho
Vice Chair
Conservative - East Surrey
Joined: 20th May 2020
Departed: 2nd June 2021
No other APPG Memberships
Baroness Worthington Portrait
Baroness Worthington
Officer
Crossbench - Life peer
Joined: 20th May 2020
Departed: 2nd June 2021
No other APPG Memberships
Ed Davey Portrait
Ed Davey
Chair & Registered Contact
Liberal Democrat - Kingston and Surbiton
Joined: 20th May 2020
Departed: 7th August 2020