A funding update

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On Friday we learned that Finance for the Future LLP, which is the partnership between Colin Hines and me that began trading in 2007  has won by far its largest grant award to date. As we noted in July this year, the Polden-Puckham Charitable Foundation had then agreed to give Finance for the Future a grant of £20,000 a
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Rich countries must pay to keep 1.5C alive

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Reposted from the Tax Research UK blog run by Finance for the Future partner Richard Murphy: Colin Hines and I are in The Guardian this morning: Our letter says: Rebecca Solnit’s inspiring long read (Ten ways to confront the climate crisis without losing hope, 18 November) correctly emphasised the need to maintain hope when tackling the
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We must persuade people to save for the planet

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Reposted from the Tax Research UK blog run by Finance for the Future partner Richard Murphy: In Rishi Sunak’s speech to the Tory party conference last week the word ‘climate’ did not appear at all. Instead, the case that he made was for ‘hard choices and fiscal responsibility, harking back to the coalition government and the austerity
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Giving tax relief for green savings makes complete sense – especially if the tax relief on other forms of saving is withdrawn

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Amongst the papers put out by the IMF in advance of this autumn’s general meeting was this one: It said: The world’s $50 trillion investment fund industry, especially funds with a sustainability focus, can play an important role financing the transition to a greener economy and helping to avoid some of the most perilous effects
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