Green Innovation & Finance


Growing the green economy

Beating your head against a brick wall hurts. If you don't believe me, ask the entrepreneurs operating in the cleantech and renewable sectors


Green fund has £15 million to invest

Venture capital firm Foresight has announced the first closing of its Sustainable UK Investment Fund, which will invest in the environmental infrastructure sector. The fund has raised £15 million to date ‘primarily from ultra-high net worth investors’ and expects a final close at £20 million before Christmas.


‘Green credentials’ important for businesses

Maurice Fitzpatrick, economist and tax expert at Grant Thornton, considers the hot topic of ‘green issues’ and measures likely to affect UK businesses in the coming years.


New £2m Israeli AIM float

Greenkote, a young ‘eco-friendly’ Israeli coatings company targeting the motor and construction sectors, plans to raise £2 million at 25p to fund expansion.