Risk management

How to reach ‘zero waste’ alongside net zero

December 2022 saw the UN General Assembly unanimously adopt a landmark resolution on 'zero waste', which was presented by Turkey…

The “Great Reclassification” of sustainable funds

On 31 May 2022, around 50 police officers raided the Frankfurt offices of Deutsche Bank’s asset management arm DWS, as…

Weekly data: Polluters are failing to back net-zero commitments with capital spending alignment

In recent years, the number of corporations committing to reach net zero by 2050 has soared, but while companies are…

COP27: Ukraine energy company DTEK maintains net-zero goal

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ItIcBzdsKuY Energy Monitor reporter Nour Ghantous (left) in conversation with Maxim Timchenko, CEO of DTEK, at COP27 in Sharm El…

1.5°C two months closer as listed companies exceed climate budgets – MSCI

Listed companies will deplete their share of the global emissions budget for limiting temperature rise to 1.5°C by December 2026,…

Is ‘24/7 carbon-free energy’ the new gold standard of decarbonisation?

On 20 October, a pioneering alliance was forged in the name of climate action that would have flown under the…

Europe on the brink of ‘disastrous’ deindustrialisation – MYTILINEOS

The loss of Russian fossil fuels from Europe’s energy mix following the Ukraine War has increased energy prices tenfold in…

Puro.earth launches ‘Pre-CORCs’ to validate future CO2 removals

Puro.earth, the Finnish carbon removals marketplace, standard-setter and registry, recently unveiled ‘Pre-CORC’ certificates that let companies prepay for projected CO2…

RE-Source 2022: EU clashes with corporates over power revenue cap

“To get out of this [energy] crisis, we need more and much faster deployment of renewables, and we need renewable…

The Tortoise and the Hare: How shareholder activism can help Japan Inc catch up in the race to net zero

This year again, Japan lost ranks in the annual index that monitors progress towards the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals for…