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Unlocking investment to deliver Britain's low carbon future
Unlocking investment to deliver Britain's low carbon future
Green Investment Bank (GIB) Commission
Jun 2010 United Kingdom Investment - Ethical and SRI
In a report, the Green Investment Bank (GIB) Commission has said that pension funds, "with their long-term liabilities and vast pools of capital", will be a prime investor target group for the UK's proposed Green Investment Bank. The Commission suggested a "properly structured green bond would be one way of accessing institutional resources", but noted that pension trustees "approach new investment areas cautiously" so work would need to start soon if the capital is to be available in the required timeframe. Data quoted by the report noted that direct investments in infrastructure account for less than 5% of pension funds' total allocation, so they are a more likely source of debt financing than equity funding.

More details are generally available exclusively to subscribers of Perspective, the electronic pensions legal & regulatory information and news service. To read the summary, subscribers should launch Perspective and navigate via the Table of Documents to PensionSurveys >> Jun 2010 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.


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