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Clifford Chance

Clifford Chance


Sustainability Snapshot: UK FCA signals next steps in its strategy on climate change and green finance

24 October 2019

The UK financial services regulator has signalled the steps it intends to take over the next few months in order to meet its strategic objectives on climate change and green finance.

Promoting sustainable finance is a key issue for governments, policy makers, regulators and businesses internationally. Given how serious regulators and policy makers appear to be about tackling this issue, industry players should expect to see more climate-related regulatory initiatives in the pipeline in the short to medium term.

In this briefing, we outline the four priority areas the FCA has identified and note some of the issues that may arise.

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