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Industrials, Policy & Regulation, US
May 20, 2024

Explainer: The IRA begins to attract overseas battery manufacturers to the US

The Inflation Reduction Act offers manufacturers financial support for producing and selling batteries in the US
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Workers in front of screens in the control room of Heidelberg Materials’ cement plant in Antoing, Belgium
EU, Industrials, Knowledge Hub
May 15, 2024

‘Hundreds’ of carbon capture plants must be built in Europe in next decade, says report

EU policymakers should incorporate carbon capture targets into national energy and climate plans, CCS Europe says
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Industrials, Knowledge Hub
April 24, 2024

Chemical companies have climate ‘ambition’ but lack ‘actionable’ plans, non-profit says

Chemical companies must reduce the role of ‘unproven technologies’ in their climate plans and assess their trade association membership to reach net zero targets, UK...
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Ineos chemical plant port of Antwerp
Europe, Industrials
February 22, 2024

NGOs file new legal claim against Belgian ethane cracker

Allegations of potential cross-border pollution and an incomplete environmental impact assessment underlie new attempt to halt plastics project
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Commercial real estate London
Industrials, UK
August 31, 2023

Regulation and data issues blamed for UK commercial property's slow progress on net zero

UK commercial real estate emissions have remained broadly flat over the past decade, while investors and policymakers wrestle with how to decarbonise the sector. Policymakers...
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Cobalt processing plant mining
Data, Industrials
August 31, 2023

In Charts: Energy transition brings back strong mining investment

Soaring demand for critical minerals drives more capital deployment by the world’s largest miners. Global mining investment rose to its highest level for almost a...
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EU, Industrials
June 15, 2023

Maritime industry prepares for tougher decarbonisation targets

Until now, shipping has avoided the same scrutiny as other industries on its emissions but upcoming EU regulation now aims to push for greater reductions on a global scale. In...
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Disposable single-use plastic
Industrials, Litigation
June 6, 2023

Investors overlooking plastics supply chain risk, warns Planet Tracker

There has been a perceptible decline in investors’ risk perception of plastics supply chains, according to a new study, yet regulation and litigation of the industry looks set to rise....
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Ocean pollution, plastic
Industrials, Retail & Consumer, Sector Focus
May 3, 2023

Investors demand corporate fightback against plastic lobbying

A group of investors has called on companies to reduce their dependence on plastic, while the EU considers new rules to tackle wasteful packaging. Legal & General Investment Management, Federated...
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Mining lithium in Bolivia
Industrials, Sector Focus
May 2, 2023

India’s lithium find leaves Kashmir in a bind

The discovery of one of the world’s largest reserves of lithium in the Kashmir region has highlighted domestic issues with the local population as well as difficulties in mining the...
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Grenfell Tower remains
Industrials, Policy & Regulation, UK
April 24, 2023

UK government warns investors of ‘severe consequences’ over cladding

The government is writing to asset managers including BlackRock and Vanguard about cladding companies’ apparent failure to propose a financial offering to fix unsafe buildings. Investors in cladding companies Arconic,...
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