While fossil fuels tanked as the pandemic took hold, renewables have made record contributions to grids. Mark Hillsdon and Terry Slavin look at the role of corporate power purchasing in helping economies build back better
In part two of his monthly CSR #CheatSheet column, Oliver Balch looks at some of the latest corporate commitments to a green recovery as Covid-19 jolts business leaders into new appreciation of vulnerability of ‘business as usual’ models
Climate Week New York saw companies form new coalitions to accelerate progress, such as the Business Avengers to champion the Global Goals and the One Planet Business for Biodiversity platform, while Climate Group’s RE100 passed the 200-member mark
Oliver Balch pick outs the highlights from a week where the City focused on green finance. The week saw the launch of the UK’s Green Finance Strategy, a green bond to tackle soy deforestation, the Ashden Awards, and a slew of London companies sign up to the Climate Group's RE100, EV100 and EP100 initiatives
With increasing EV ownership failing to make a dent in transport emissions, Governor Jerry Brown is hoping that next month’s Global Climate Action Summit in San Francisco will unlock solutions. Michael Levitin reports
The Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures helped turn 2017 into the year of the green bond, with China the driving force, writes Mark Hillsdon. RE100, Science-Based Targets and carbon pricing all benefited from the ‘TCFD bounce’
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