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ESG Watch: IEA report calling for end to new oil and gas puts wind in the sails of investors

Mike Scott, (May 19, 2021)

In his monthly sustainable investment column Mike Scott reports on growing support for shareholder resolutions demanding more climate action from the likes of BP, Shell, ConocoPhillips and Phillips 66

Gap between rhetoric and reality mars Biden's climate diplomacy triumph

Terry Slavin, (Apr 30, 2021)

In the latest issue of The Sustainable Business Review we serve up the key takeaways from the Earth Day powwow of 40 world leaders, looking at developments for policy-makers, brands and investors

ESG Watch: Net-zero ‘alliance of alliances’ points finance system in the same direction

Mike Scott, (Apr 28, 2021)

Mike Scott reports on how the Glasgow Financial Alliance for Net Zero has its work cut out, with two of America's biggest banks not taking part, and a new CDP report warning that finance firms are underestimating climate risk

Brand Watch: Corporates back global initiative to scale finance for forests

Oliver Balch, (Apr 28, 2021)

In his monthly roundup of sustainability news, Oliver Balch looks at how brands used Biden’s climate summit to set out their stalls for COP26, developments on reducing emissions in food system and attitudes toward future of work

Policy Watch: Biden climate summit long on vision but short on ‘how’ of getting to net-zero

Angeli Mehta, (Apr 28, 2021)

In her monthly column, Angeli Mehta rounds up the policy developments of the Earth Day meeting of 40 world leaders, and highlights concerns about ability to deliver in countries like the UK

'Time to get real about what it will take to finance net-zero'

Richard Roberts, (Mar 31, 2021)

COMMENT: Richard Roberts of Volans argues that deep and fundamental transformation will be needed to avert climate catastrophe

Faber's fate shows high price of going against the herd

Terry Slavin, (Mar 31, 2021)

Reuters Events Sustainable Business's editor in chief Terry Slavin picks out some of the highlights of the free-to-download March issue of The Sustainable Business Review

Policy Watch: China’s national emissions trading market boosts global carbon pricing push

Angeli Mehta, (Feb 21, 2021)

In her monthly column, Angeli Mehta rounds up key recent policy developments, from EU carbon border taxes to the rise of vaccine nationalism

‘The UK’s Dasgupta Review shows how we can avoid financing our way to extinction’

Andrew Mitchell, (Feb 16, 2021)

COMMENT: Andrew Mitchell explains why solving the data gap is critical to unlocking a flood of money towards a nature-positive economy

New dawn for America – and for Reuters Events Sustainable Business

Terry Slavin, (Jan 28, 2021)

The return of the US to global climate leadership is the lead story in our new publication, The Sustainable Business Review. As well as analysis of developments in policy, corporates and investors, we interview WEF's Dominic Waughray, provide takeaways from Reuters Next, and launch a year-long partnership with Signal Climate Analytics looking at the world's 250 biggest GHG emitters

Policy Watch: President Biden sets about tackling climate change with 'all-star' team

Angeli Mehta, (Jan 25, 2021)

In her monthly column in The Sustainable Business Review, Angeli Mehta rounds up the key policy developments that will affect sustainable business in 2021

Race to net zero: Reuters Events Sustainable Business' editorial calendar for 2021

Terry Slavin, (Dec 23, 2020)

We are sharpening up our coverage with a new publication and exclusive research benchmarking the top 250 greenhouse gas emitters

Lady de Rothschild’s road to the Vatican

Oliver Balch, (Dec 15, 2020)

Oliver Balch interviews the financier leading the Coalition for Inclusive Capitalism, which has partnered with the Vatican in its drive to reform markets and companies to meet the unprecedented social and environmental challenges ahead

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

Giving nature its due place in race to save the planet

Terry Slavin, (Dec 10, 2020)

Amid investor and NGO concerns about greenwash potential from offsets, Terry Slavin untangles the slew of intersecting new initiatives to bring credibility to corporate pledges to protect biodiversity, including the Science Based Targets Network and Taskforce for Nature-related Financial Disclosures

New drive to police ‘wild west’ of net-zero targets ahead of COP26

Mike Scott, (Dec 9, 2020)

With corporate climate neutrality claims derided by some as the ‘new world peace’, Mike Scott reports on efforts to call out greenwash and promote scientifically credible action

'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

Connecting the drops in the battle against climate change

Terry Slavin, (Nov 10, 2020)

CDP’s Cate Lamb tells Terry Slavin she hopes her new role championing water at next year’s COP26 in Glasgow will lead to joined-up thinking on water’s role in the race to net-zero

Watch on demand: Highlights from Reuters Events race to net-zero virtual event

Richard Howitt, (Aug 13, 2020)

Richard Howitt, who moderated three sessions at last month’s Delivering Net-Zero virtual week by Reuters Events, sums up his takeaways and introduces some of the must-see sessions

Why green is good as the world struggles to recover from Covid-19

Mark Hillsdon, (Jul 13, 2020)

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