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Society Watch: When it comes to cars, few are heeding the IPCC’s plea to curb consumption

Mark Hillsdon, (Apr 27, 2022)

Mark Hillsdon talks to some of the activist groups in Europe and the U.S. who are trying to persuade drivers to rethink their love affair with SUVs

Why indigenous peoples are key to ensuring EV revolution doesn’t run out of road

Sarah LaBrecque, (Mar 21, 2022)

As Canada weighs up mining development in Ontario’s Ring of Fire region, Sarah LaBrecque reports on how it is becoming a test case for the principle of whether affected communities have the right to say no

Three ways to get the UK’s electric vehicle revolution on the road

Andy Wales, (Oct 18, 2021)

Comment: Andy Wales of BT Group explains how the Johnson government can unlock private sector investment of £50bn in infrastructure and electric fleets in the UK over the next five years

A decade after the UN Guiding Principles, companies have a new responsibility

Désirée Abrahams, (Aug 3, 2021)

COMMENT: Désirée Abrahams of Global Action Plan argues that a new approach to due diligence is needed that spans both action to address climate change and unintended human rights consequences

Analysis: Why Tesla now has Volkswagen in its rear-view mirror

David Lubin and Tim Nixon, (Jun 29, 2021)

In the fifth in our series on the top 250 greenhouse gas emitters, David Lubin and Tim Nixon of Signal Climate Analytics argue that big carmakers are claiming the same road as disrupters like BYD in the electric vehicle race

Brand Watch: Petrochemical firms and their financiers slated for stoking plastics crisis

Oliver Balch, (May 18, 2021)

In his monthly column, Oliver Balch reports on a bevy of new circular packaging initiatives by brands, and a report quantifying plastic pollution by the likes of ExxonMobil, Dow and Sinopec. He also looks at the brands lobbying for greater support for electric vehicles in Europe

The global race to drive down transport emissions

Terry Slavin, (Mar 17, 2021)

The spring issue of The Ethical Corporation magazine looks at progress on tackling the most intransigent source of CO2 emissions as the world gets back to business usual post Covid 19

UK firms lend heft to getting electric vehicle revolution on the road

Mike Scott, (Mar 12, 2021)

Centrica, BT, Royal Mail and DPD are among a Climate Group-convened coalition of fleet operators that is supporting the UK’s transition to EV by 2030. Mike Scott reports

GM comes from behind to vie for pole position in electric vehicle race

Terry Slavin and David Lubin, (Feb 22, 2021)

In the second of our year-long series examining the decarbonisation efforts of the world’s top 250 greenhouse gas emitters, Review editor Terry Slavin and David Lubin of Signal Climate Analytics peer under the hood of America’s biggest car maker

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

New-look magazine takes pulse of energy transition amid Covid-19

Terry Slavin, (Jul 14, 2020)

In our July/August issue, The Ethical Corporation looks at how corporate renewable power purchasing in helping to keep growth aloft, why Europe is pinning its hopes on hydrogen, hydropower's green makeover, advances in vehicle-to-grid technology, progress on electrifying aviation, and how lithium battery potential is heating up the geothermal market

Why V2G holds the key to the electric vehicle revolution

Mike Scott, (Jul 8, 2020)

Mike Scott reports on how vehicle to grid, a technology where the UK has global leadership, is set to help overcome the challenges of mass EV roll-out and ever-larger quantities of renewables on grids

‘As Britain returns to work, companies ignore public demands for clean air at their peril’

Chris Large, (Jul 1, 2020)

Comment: Global Action Plan’s Co-CEO Chris Large explains why 15 leading UK businesses are seeking to prevent cities going back to pre-lockdown pollution levels by launching the Business for Clean Air initiative

Will Covid-19 allow us to flatten the curve on climate change?

Angeli Mehta, (May 2, 2020)

With the IEA predicting that global CO2 emissions will fall 8% this year, Angeli Mehta weighs the early evidence of whether the pandemic will speed the energy transition

Ethical Corporation digs deep into ESG issues facing the mining sector

Terry Slavin, (Nov 3, 2019)

For our November issue, we take a look at efforts to address the human rights and environmental risks in minerals powering the energy transition, and chart progress overcoming some of the biggest challenges on the road to more sustainable transport

Two and three wheels good as India takes different road to electric mobility

Terry Slavin, (Nov 2, 2019)

With low private car ownership, the world’s second-most populous country is adopting a shared mobility model to tackle some of the worst air pollution in the world, writes Terry Slavin

Communities fail to buy into Portugal’s lithium dreams

Oliver Balch, (Oct 31, 2019)

With the EU targeting a third of cars being electric by 2030, the poorest country in western Europe sees a bright future in exploiting the mineral critical for batteries. But as Oliver Balch reports from Porto, the ‘new gold’ could turn to dust if local opposition is not assuaged

Shell wants 'to be at the leading edge, not the bleeding edge' with climate plan

Terry Slavin, (Sep 3, 2019)

Amid accusations that the Anglo-Dutch oil major is trying to extend an unsustainable business model with its embrace of nature-based climate solutions and increased investment in gas, Terry Slavin interviews Shell New Energies' Mark Gainsborough about Shell's Net Zero Carbon Footprint plan

Bumps in the UK's road to zero emission vehicles

Giles Crosse, (Aug 22, 2018)

Giles Crosse looks at how slow roll-out of charging points could put the brakes on Britain's plan to decarbonize transport by 2040

How Oslo became the world’s electric vehicle capital

Giles Crosse, (Aug 22, 2018)

Plentiful charging stations, along with incentives by Norway to make owning and operating an electric vehicle cheaper than conventional cars, have driven demand, reports Giles Crosse