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‘Business cannot become truly sustainable without protecting nature’

Pietro Bertazzi, (Oct 7, 2021)

Comment: Ahead of this year’s momentous COP summits, action to tackle biodiversity loss must be at the heart of both government action and corporate strategy, write Pietro Bertazzi and Helen Finlay of CDP

Top 250 emitters: Why corporates' net zero-carbon plans depend on China kicking its coal habit

Terry Slavin, (Apr 28, 2021)

In the fourth in our series with Signal Climate Analytics, Terry Slavin looks at the net-zero ambition gap between the coal-dependent country and the companies, such as BP, VW, GM and BMW, that are heavily dependent on China for their manufacturing and customer bases

Is this breakthrough moment for carbon capture and storage?

Mike Scott, (Apr 7, 2021)

After decades of stop-start development, the technology looks like it is ready for lift-off as a key enabler for a low-carbon economy. But there are plenty of hurdles remaining, reports Mike Scott

ESG Watch: BlackRock’s Fink pushes on rapidly opening door with latest letter

Mike Scott, (Feb 21, 2021)

In his monthly column, Mike Scott analyses the latest developments in sustainable finance, from the ‘not-so-green’ recovery to Aviva’s tough stance on decarbonisation plans

Where is Big Carbon in the race to net zero?

Terry Slavin and Tim Nixon, (Jan 27, 2021)

Reuters Events Sustainable Business editor Terry Slavin and Tim Nixon of Signal Climate Analytics launch a year-long partnership shining a light on what the world’s biggest greenhouse gas emitters are doing in the battle against climate change

Shaping up for the net-zero race this month in The Ethical Corporation

Terry Slavin, (Dec 10, 2020)

At the recent Climate Ambition Summit governments made new commitments to cut CO2 emissions by 2030. In our December issue we report on what the private sector is doing to make its climate action both ambitious and credible. And we launch a new publication, the Sustainable Business Review

'Great climate ambition from UK but mind the gaps,' experts warn

Angeli Mehta, (Dec 4, 2020)

The COP26 host is challenging other countries to match its ambition after setting challenging new 2030 targets for cutting emissions this week. Angeli Mehta asks leading experts whether they think Boris Johnson has the policies in place to deliver

Biden’s first steps spur audacity of hope for US climate action proponents

Diana Rojas, (Nov 30, 2020)

Even if Democrats fail to secure the Senate in January, there is optimism that the Biden administration’s commitment to addressing climate change is riding economic and financial tailwinds. Diana Rojas reports

‘If we don’t radically change how we do business in the next decade we will run out of time’

Peter Bakker, (Oct 30, 2020)

Comment: WBCSD’s Peter Bakker explains why the sustainable business organisation is raising the bar for ambition and action on climate change, nature loss and social equity, and giving its members two years to get into line

Press Release: Transform USA Virtual Summit Goes Live October 1st

Ed Long, (Oct 1, 2020)

Two days of business-critical insights on putting resilience and sustainability at the heart of the US recovery [October 1-2]

The future of transport: Three ways to make electric vehicles more accessible

Karen Langford, (Sep 24, 2020)

Comment: Karen Langford of Vestel argues that accelerating the building of new EV infrastructure will be critical to capitalising on the pandemic’s silver lining of cleaner air quality

Carbon offsetting 2.0: A paradigm shift from free pass to accelerating climate action

Owen Hewlett, (Sep 10, 2020)

Rather than regard carbon offsetting as a substitute for reducing their own emissions, businesses should use it as a complementary measure beyond science-based targets to catalyse climate action that wouldn’t have otherwise happened, argues Gold Standard’s Owen Hewlett

Unilever breaks new ground with bold climate and nature strategy

Oliver Balch, (Jul 8, 2020)

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

CSR Cheat Sheet: Green Covid-19 recovery gains public backing

Oliver Balch, (Jun 9, 2020)

In his monthly analysis of sustainability data, Oliver Balch looks at the appetite for climate action around the world, indicators that renewable energy will buck the downturn, and the latest efforts to chart net-zero commitments

Press release: Thomson Reuters sets Earth Day target to get to net-zero emissions by 2050

EC Newsdesk, (Apr 22, 2020)

Reuters Events owner to align to 1.5°C pathway, the most ambitious aim of the Science Based Targets initiative

Energy efficiency gap in buildings 'is undermining UK's bid to reach net-zero'

Catherine Early, (Apr 6, 2020)

Despite repeated warnings from the Committee on Climate Change that energy efficiency needs to be tackled immediately if the UK is to meet its carbon budgets, progress has been limited, writes Catherine Early

BT, PepsiCo, UBS, Dow and BlackRock confirm involvement in #RBSEU 2020

EC Newsdesk, (Nov 20, 2019)

New senior leaders confirm involvement in Europe's leading responsible business event

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Liam Dowd, (Nov 14, 2019)

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