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Will the energy transition be a casualty of Putin's war in Ukraine?

Terry Slavin, (Mar 23, 2022)

In the spring issue of The Ethical Corporation magazine we assess how the conflict will impact efforts to curb methane emissions, and the development of technologies like nuclear, green hydrogen, offshore wind, and carbon capture and storage

ESG Watch: Pockets of progress, but still far from where we need to be on climate

Mike Scott, (Nov 25, 2021)

Mike Scott says agreements to phase down coal, replace internal combustion engines, cut methane emissions and reduce deforestation were far from sufficient but show investors the direction of travel

Policy Watch: Kerry tells world leaders to ‘stop the BS’ and lift ambition at Glasgow

Angeli Mehta, (Oct 5, 2021)

Angeli Mehta takes stock of progress in the run-up to COP26 as the global energy crisis threatens to put the energy transition into reverse

Hopes for success at COP26 dim despite alarm raised by IPCC

Terry Slavin, (Sep 7, 2021)

In this month's issue of The Sustainable Business Review we report on pre-COP26 climate diplomacy, how ESG investors are turning up the heat under companies while coming under increased scrutiny themselves, and how 'water-positivity' is becoming the new net zero

Policy Watch: China rebuffs Kerry as IPCC raises stakes for success in Glasgow

Angeli Mehta, (Sep 7, 2021)

In her latest monthly roundup, Angeli Mehta reports on the the latest round of failed U.S. climate diplomacy, COP26 host UK's difficulty in abandoning fossil fuels and the state of play for funding hydrogen, nuclear, and biodiversity protection

Policy Watch: Europe’s climate ambition in the dock

Angeli Mehta, (May 20, 2021)

In her monthly column, Angeli Mehta looks at rising concern about the adequacy of policies to reduce emissions in the EU, Germany, France and the UK

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

Can 'anti-Trump' Trudeau unify Canada behind his bold plan to price carbon?

Diana Rojas, (Sep 19, 2017)

Canada's world-leading single framework to price carbon takes effect next year, after strenuous efforts to win agreement from most provinces. But he faces huge challenges ahead

Make America green again: full overview of Ethical Corporation's latest magazine

Terry Slavin, (Jun 28, 2017)

From the Trump era to the refugee crisis, we analyse the latest in sustainable business

US briefing: ‘In the void left by coal, new economic opportunities can grow’

Diana Rojas, (Jun 23, 2017)

Businesses are partnering with non-profits to bring clean energy jobs to devastated coal communities

CSR Cheat Sheet: SDGs failing to resonate

Oliver Balch, (Jun 6, 2017)

New blueprint for UN Principles for Responsible Investment, activist shareholders gain ground, internal carbon pricing rises

Weekly Watch: 9 February 2017

EC Newsdesk, (Feb 8, 2017)

NGOs slam EU plastics strategy, Teesside CCS, SC Johnson protects Amazonia, phones for the homeless, DONG to end coal, Primark cotton farmers increase profits, the Crowd goes B Corp, and VisionFund boosts impact

Issue 5: Focus turns to energy storage

Mike Scott, (Dec 15, 2016)

2016 was the year when the poor relation of the clean energy sector came of age as capacity issues threatened to strangle the rapid growth of renewables

Nine reasons to be cheerful about 2017

Peter Knight, (Dec 12, 2016)

Habitat and species loss, renewed coal mining and climate change denier elected president. 2016 has been a tough year. But not all is lost.

EthicsWatch: Australia - Great barriers facing coal mining

Giles Parkinson, (Aug 6, 2015)

Those planning projects that come with environmental risks are increasingly encountering a lack of financial support, as with the case of a major coal mine in Australia

NGOWatch – August 2015

Nadine Hawa, (Aug 4, 2015)

Coal divestment, US torture, Chinese human rights lawyers detained and ISIS beats climate change threat

Cheat sheet: Corporate responsibility cheat sheet

Oliver Balch, (Jul 14, 2015)

We read all the reports so you don’t have to

BrandWatch – June 2015

Nadine Hawa, (Jun 4, 2015)

Adidas drops suppliers, meaningful brands profit, Bank of America launches low carbon strategy and Apple tops green index

Climate change briefing: Beyond 2015 – Life after Paris

Stephen Gardner, (Apr 18, 2015)

Decarbonisation is on the way. Get ready for it.

Energy Briefing: Investor perspective – The cost of divestment

Ellen Delisio, (Dec 2, 2014)

Pension fund manager KLP announce divestment from companies that "derive a large proportion of their revenues from coal"