As focus on sustainability continues to drive corporate behaviour, Lucy Klinkenberg-Matthews, Head of ESG at Paragon explores how businesses can become market leaders.
Norway’s sovereign wealth fund, the global stock market’s largest asset owner has said companies should prioritise operational and value chain emissions reduction to reach interim CO2 goals, and raised concern about the use of carbon credits.
The voluntary carbon markets must scale rapidly to fill a $90 billion investment gap but confusion about standards, credit verification and impact credibility make this a significant challenge.
Carbon accounting specialist Normative has launched a new product that the company says promises streamlined and integrated emissions calculations across the supply chain.
Despite the potential for catastrophic consequences that could ensue from biodiversity loss, businesses are failing to act. In fact, according to new research from Capgemini Research Institute, only a mere 24% of organisations have a biodiversity strategy in place.