On 30th March 2023 the UK Government published its Green Finance Strategy setting out how the government will encourage green finance for nature-based solutions such as tree planting and peatland restoration and support for farmers to access new private sector revenue streams whilst protecting our natural environment.

The plans included working with the British Standards Institution (BSI) to develop a range of nature investment standards. Building on the experiences of the UK Woodland Carbon Code and UK Peatland Code, to increase the range of trusted standards that market participants, including farmers and landowners, can use to access the nature markets.

Read the Green Finance Strategy

Find out more about the BSI Nature Investment Standards Hub