Resident-funded Green Bonds gather pace

We mentioned a couple of months ago that West Berkshire Council recently made history when it launched a green bond allowing local residents to invest in a local renewable energy project. The bond raised £1 million from more than 600 investors from July to October...

Should Lewes issue resident-funded green bonds?

Bonds issued by our local authority to help fund environmental projects could speed up action on climate change and also offer a low-risk ethical investment to savers, says Julia Waterlow. West Berkshire Council recently made history when it launched a green bond...
Using my money for good

Using my money for good

TTL steering group member Julia Waterlow explains how she’s been organising her personal finances to support her goals for a greener, more sustainable world. There’s a lot of talk about building back better and supporting a green recovery right now. In this respect,...

No Mow May

Although leaving your garden wild is a good excuse not to spend lots of money on expensive plants and not to do lots of backbreaking work, the positive reason is to give wildlife a chance. We’ve lost so much of our wild habitat and our many gardens could play a...