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New Rise Insights Report Released on Climate Fintech and the Growing Green Tech Market

Rise, created by Barclays has published its latest edition of Rise Insights, focusing on the trending topic of climate fintech and how technology can shape a more sustainable world through financial products and services.

The report covers the growing ‘green’ tech market by discussing the key enablers that are driving change – data, policy and technology – and showcasing how game-changing fintechs are both improving sustainability and adding value.

Tackling climate change is an essential component of the global sustainability agenda. The fintech sector has an important contribution to make in reducing emissions, achieving net-zero agendas and enabling climate action.

In this report, read how fintech founders and experts in the Rise ecosystem are innovating, with articles and case studies from across the retail and institutional client spaces. The report also covers:

  • Contributions from the London Stock Exchange Group, Plaid and Illuminate Finance on how data, regulatory policy and technology enable change in climate fintech and support opportunities to develop new products and services
  • A landscape analysis covering many of the notable companies across carbon offsetting and sustainable challenger banks, risk management, ESG data reporting, energy trading and marketplaces, and impact investing
  • Case studies and articles from startups building consumer-facing digital banking applications, new capital market assets, blockchain-enabled marketplaces and API platforms that embed decarbonisation across crypto and insurance
  • Sustainability initiatives from Barclays teams collaborating with fintechs and founders

Rise produces a quarterly Insights report that provides readers with a snapshot of the global Rise FinTech ecosystem and highlights the latest developments in the constantly evolving world of new technology for financial services.

Reports feature a range of contributors across the Rise and fintech ecosystems, including startups, Venture Capitalists, corporates, and Barclays contributors. The goal is to position Rise as a thought leader within fintech and promote the Rise ecosystem.

To read the report in full, click here.


  • Polly is a journalist, content creator and general opinion holder from North Wales. She has written for a number of publications, usually hovering around the topics of fintech, tech, lifestyle and body positivity.

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