ESG

Schnitzer Steel tops ‘Global 100’ most sustainable corporations

US metal recycler Schnitzer Steel is the world’s most sustainable corporation, according to Canadian research company Corporate Knights’ 2023 corporate…

Weekly data: Rise in US anti-ESG policies could cost taxpayers hundreds of millions of dollars

Understanding that integrating social and environmental considerations into business models can lead to positive returns has in recent years led…

How green bonds could turbocharge the energy transition in 2023

By providing investors with the opportunity to accelerate the energy transition while generating healthy returns, green, sustainable or “labelled” bonds…

Non-fungible trees: Web3’s new carbon market

The streets of Brasilia, Brazil’s capital, erupted in celebration at the inauguration of the nation’s new president on 1 January…

World’s largest asset managers block climate action amid anti-ESG backlash 

While 2022 was the hottest year on record for a number of countries globally, the world’s largest asset managers' progress…

Can software and data improve ESG in mining?

The mining industry remains one of the world’s biggest polluters, yet it is a cornerstone of the world’s economy, and…

Just 1.3% of companies achieve Triple A for environmental disclosures in 2022 – CDP

Just 12 companies – 1.3% of the 900-plus companies requested to disclose across three categories by CDP, a nonprofit that…

How climate denial became the anti-ESG movement 

On 15 December, executives at BlackRock and State Street, two of the three largest asset managers in the world, appeared…

‘ESG-washing’ is damaging Nasdaq 100 companies

Some of the largest listed companies in the US have lower environmental, social and governance (ESG) reputations than the average…

Market interventions killing industry’s access to renewable power – BASF Renewable Energy CEO

At the beginning of the year, Germany’s BASF, the world’s largest chemicals company, announced it was bundling all its activities…