Green Finance

Inquiry Status: inquiry concluded

The Environmental Audit Committee launched a new inquiry into Green Finance. This inquiry followed on from the Committee’s previous inquiries on a green economy, environmental taxes and environmental aspects of Autumn Statement 2012. The Committee held a joint seminar with the City of London on green finance to help scope this inquiry. A transcript (PDF PDF 584 KB) of that seminar is available from the Committee’s website.



  • Close


    • Reports and associated evidence – Reports of Committee inquires. This category may also include Special Reports where they are used by a Committee to bring matters relating to conduct of its business to the notice of the House.
    • Responses to Reports - Responses may be published as a Special Report, or as a Command Paper. They may also be appended to a Report should the Committee have substantial comments on the Response, in which case they can be found listed under Reports. 
    • Other oral and written evidence - Evidence taken by the Committee that has yet to or did not result in the publication of a Report. This includes transcripts of recent meetings.
    • Estimate Memoranda - An Estimate memorandum is an explanatory note that accompanies a government department’s estimate (a means by which a department seeks authority from Parliament for its spending plans).
    • Correspondence - Correspondence sent from or received by the Committee or its Chair.