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Why we're working on sustainable finance

We see finance as a key lever to influence business strategy and corporate supply chains. In doing so, we help financial institutions, businesses and corporations to reduce their impact on the natural world, and to provide financial mechanisms which protect and encourage sustainable ecosystems.

Right now there’s a huge amount of investment going into fossil fuels and other unsustainable industries – which poses an enormous threat to the future of the natural world.

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Our work on sustainable finance

For over six years, the WWF-UK sustainable finance team has been actively engaging with banks, pension funds, asset managers, asset consultants, and insurers on driving more sustainable investments that serve people and the planet, assessing the implications of environmental risk and opportunity to their business.

Our work focuses on: