Policy paper

Green finance strategy

A strategy to harness the UK’s world-leading financial services sector to support our climate and environmental objectives.



Update: March 2023

We have published ‘Mobilising green investment: 2023 green finance strategy’, an update to the earlier 2019 strategy.

The Mobilising Green Investment: 2023 Green Finance Strategy aims to strengthen the UK’s position at the forefront of the rapidly growing global green finance market, while driving private investment to deliver our energy security, net zero and environmental objectives.

It sets out our framework for the UK to become the world’s first Net Zero Aligned Financial Centre, outlining how we will ensure market participants have the information and tools they need to align to our climate and nature goals.

The strategy sets out a framework for supporting technologies as they grow to commercialisation, including through the work of our public finance institutions. We also set out our next steps to grow high integrity voluntary markets including a framework for developing nature markets in the UK.

Finally, the strategy shows how the UK is building on the legacy of COP26 by accelerating global growth in green finance, including to emerging markets and developing economies.

Published 2 July 2019
Last updated 11 April 2023 + show all updates
  1. We have uploaded a web accessible version of the 2023 green finance strategy.

  2. We have published the 2023 green finance strategy annexes.

  3. We have published the 2023 green finance strategy, an update to the earlier 2019 strategy.

  4. First published.