Tech Green Finance Week

techUK’s Financial Services Programme will be holding its Tech Green Finance Week w/c 6 December, ahead of the techUK member event: Delivering Green Finance, taking place on 8 October. As part of the campaign week we will be promoting members’ thought leadership pieces and blogs.

Blog Entries

If you are interested and would like to participate at our #techGreenFinance Week, please provide us with the following;

  • a blog piece of around 500 words, blog title and a 150-character description for the sub-title
  • author's name, job title, organisation and a short bio, incl. social media pages 
  • Your organisation's social media channels 
  • a headshot image of the author (if applicable)

The blogs will feature on the techUK website and will be promoted via Twitter and LinkedIn throughout the week.  

Theme & Topics 

The week will focus on the challenges presented by green finance and the opportunities for the technology and financial industries to come together to make a difference and support the transition to a low-carbon economy. 

What/How technology can help us crack some of the challenges around green finance? Do we need global standards and how can we establish those? What data do we need, in which format and how do we collect and access it? How do we establish and safeguard trust? 

When submitting your blog piece please indicate the theme you wish to base your blog piece on

Please see below a range of topics to be discussed;

  • Financing the transition to a low-carbon economy

  • The role of technology and the importance of data

  • Recognised standards certification

  • Consumers’ behaviour changes

  • Assessment, reporting and disclosure of outputs

  • The right approach: regulator’s power/impact and industry’s role

  • The UK’s approach and ecosystem

  • Formalising carbon trading markets

  • Exposure and transparency of climate related financial risks

  • Open data 

Deadline for Submission: Friday, 03 December 12:00 

If you are interested and would like to benefit from techUK’s promotion on the website, newsletter and social media platforms, please get in touch with us now

Jago Corry

Jago Corry

Programme and Policy Assistant, Markets and International Trade, techUK

Jago joined techUK in July 2022 as a Programme and Policy Assistant to a mix of (but not limited to) Programmes including Financial Services, Justice and Emergency Services, and International Trade.

His role involves helping to shape the digital technology sector's response, position and general understanding towards UK Government, regulatory and international policymakers' rapidly developing frameworks and regimes covering technology's influence within economy and society. This also includes supporting the advancement of Government agencies’ approaches to DDaT and wider strategic cross-industry collaborative documents, within attempts to integrate digital transformation into wider administrative priorities.

He holds an undergraduate degree within Political Science, and master’s degree within European and Global Governance, of which his dissertation research project focused upon the European Commission's Social Dialogue mechanism, and its influence within labour market, employment, and European Stability Mechanism policymaking. 

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Andy Thornley

Andy Thornley

Head of Financial Services, techUK

Andy joined techUK in August 2022 as Head of Programme – Financial Services. His role includes leading techUK’s work in building a greater understanding of the 'technological art of the possible' in order to apply it to the reform and evolution of financial systems.

Before joining techUK, Andy worked for a number of other bodies in the financial services sector, including the British Insurance Brokers’ Association, where in addition to owning policy and public affairs, he was also responsible for fostering InsurTech in the sector.

Andy has a degree in Human Biology and holds a Certificate in Insurance (Cert CII) qualification from the Chartered Insurance Institute. Outside of work, Andy is an avid cyclist and races competitively both on the road as well as the velodrome.
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