All articles by Kris Cooper

Kris Cooper

Kris Cooper is a reporter working for GlobalData on the Thematic team. They mainly write for a number of finance publications including International Accounting Bulletin, The Accountant, Verdict and Private Banker International.

How will climate change affect rail?

Infrabel, Network Rail and Deutsche Bahn share how they are mitigating potential threats from climate change.

Q&A: GlobalData’s Papadopoullos on net-zero strategy for businesses

As decarbonisation becomes an increasingly disruptive trend, businesses need to implement net-zero strategies to optimise its impact.

Media companies falling short on Scope 3 emissions – report

A new GlobalData report identifies Disney, Bloomberg, Thomson Reuters, Sony, NewsCorp, Comcast and Schibsted as emissions reduction leaders.

What is ‘green capitalism’ and can it tackle the climate crisis?

It remains to be seen if capitalism – or a version of it – can adequately facilitate the shift towards a global green economy.

Businesses lack faith in industry-wide ESG commitments – GlobalData survey

Over half of businesses surveyed believe that, for most companies, focusing on ESG is just a marketing exercise.

Renamed ESG funds “a step in the right direction” to tackle greenwashing

Behavioural economist David Lewis suggests that a decline in ESG funds is a step in the right direction for tackling greenwashing.

German farmers’ protests at odds with rising environmental concerns

The protests against cuts to fuel subsidies by farmers in Germany run counter to environmental concerns in the sector.

AI and blockchain make smart grids more useful to renewables

The integration of AI and blockchain will drive smart grids closer to providing and monitoring renewable energy solutions.