The Green Purposes Company (GPC) has published a report prepared on its behalf by Eunomia Research and Consulting Limited to provide objective information on the breadth of green investments being made globally today. It can be read here. The report is a high level review of green investments worldwide, defined as green by reference to the five green purposes. There is a particular focus on investments made by institutions with similar commercial requirements to the Green Investment Bank and a spreadsheet of investments made and published by the Green Bank Network is included as an appendix.
The Green Purposes Company (GPC) first Annual Letter was published in late December with the Annual Report and Financial Statements of the Green Investment Bank Limited. The Annual Letter was written on 23rd October 2018 and covers the period 17 August 2017 to 31st March 2018; it can be read here. The letter received commentary in the press, including the Sunday Times on 6th January and an interview was given on Radio 4's Today programme on Monday 7th January.
The Green Purposes Company (GPC) submitted written evidence to the Environmental Audit Committee (EAC) as part of their inquiry into Green Finance. The EAC published GPC's written evidence in early January and invited GPC to give oral evidence on Tuesday 23rd January 2018. Two Trustees attended the session on behalf of GPC. The EAC followed this with a session with the Green Investment Group.
GPC written evidence published by EAC
GPC Oral evidence published by EAC
The Green Purposes Company (GPC) has been established to hold a ‘special share’ that safeguards the green mission of the Green Investment Bank (GIB), and its subsidiaries, now that the GIB is no longer in Government ownership. GPC press release regarding sale of GIB completed in August 2017