Many consider net zero 2050 an immense investment opportunity, but there are few comprehensive analyses of exactly its size. New research suggests that institutions well prepared to embark on net zero pathways will be able to take full advantage of decarbonisation-focused policy shifts and avoid being stuck with stranded assets.
Despite a growing number of green bond and SLB issues alongside new commercial microfinance, concerns are growing about use of proceeds and transparency in green finance, and consistency between targets and behaviour by US banks. Meanwhile the UN calls for more funding for nature while Australia warns of massive economic pain due to climate change.
Verdantix, a London-based independent research firm, conducted a global study on business readiness for climate, sustainability and ESG risks.
As extreme weather events escalate, tech group Genesys has launched a new platform - Genasys Protect - as a means of developing and implementing effective responses to climate-related disasters.
A truly sustainable future will rely on both the transformation of conventional industries and the development of novel solutions that deal with the damage already done. In this week's roundup of disruptive technologies, we explore some positive examples of each.
The heatwaves in North America and Europe would have been virtually impossible without climate change. The human and economic cost of such shifts brings the importance of infrastructure adaptation to the top of the agenda.
The Government should “put in place a coherent framework to support local climate action, backed by appropriate funds, resources and skills”, according to a report published by the Place-based Climate Action Network (PCAN).
The Science Based Targets Network (SBTN) has launched the world’s first science-based targets (SBTs) for nature, to help companies take integrated action across freshwater, land, ocean, biodiversity, and climate challenges.
RSA Insurance (LSE:RSAB) has partnered with Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust to protect vulnerable communities from the rising risk of flooding.
British International Investment (BII) has announced a €20 million commitment to The Urban Resilience Fund (TURF), launched by Meridiam.