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Knowledge Hub, Litigation
March 13, 2024

Board directors at risk of legal claims if they neglect nature-related impacts

Failure to consider nature-related impacts could put UK directors in breach of their fiduciary duties and lead to personal liability, according to a new legal...
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Knowledge Hub
March 13, 2024

UK is ‘overpromising and underdelivering’ on carbon capture, non-profit says

The UK government should revise its CCUS targets and base them on ‘realistic assumptions’, according to Carbon Tracker 
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Knowledge Hub
March 12, 2024

Put ‘polluter pays’ principle at the heart of environmental regulation, says Aldersgate

A report from UK non-profit Aldersgate sets out four principles for good environmental regulation
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Wildfires in Spain during 2022 summer heatwave
Knowledge Hub
March 11, 2024

Europe ‘ill-prepared’ for warming, European Environment Agency warns

Europe is not sufficiently prepared to deal with the extreme heat and precipitation changes that will come as it suffers temperature increases double that of...
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Deep-sea mining, anemones on Arctic Mid-Oceanic Ridge
Climate Finance, Knowledge Hub
March 7, 2024

Deep-sea mining could destroy $500bn in corporate value and natural capital

A report by non-profit Planet Tracker makes the financial case against deep-sea mining
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Asset Management, Knowledge Hub
March 6, 2024

US asset managers lack voting policy consensus on climate and social matters

Asset managers’ voting policies differ on environmental and social issues, including Scope 3 emissions reporting
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Knowledge Hub
March 6, 2024

US executives ‘concerned’ about ability to comply with ESG regulations

Companies that have not started identifying potential areas of non-compliance with upcoming sustainability regulations such as the SEC climate disclosure rules are behind the curve, says a new survey
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Close-up of wind turbine
Knowledge Hub
March 6, 2024

Data quality is the main ESG data challenge for European companies

Organisations are worried about the quality of ESG data needed to meet reporting requirements
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Asset Management, Knowledge Hub
March 4, 2024

Asset managers say ISS ratings should include EU taxonomy alignment

Survey results show investors believe companies’ accordance with international sustainability frameworks should be reflected in ESG ratings
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Installing solar panels
Knowledge Hub
March 1, 2024

Global clean energy investment increased 50% between 2019 and 2023

Clean energy growth is slowing the rise in emissions, says the International Energy Agency 
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Emissions from factory chimneys
Knowledge Hub
March 1, 2024

Science Based Targets initiative sets out path to ‘beyond value chain mitigation’

The SBTi has published two reports explaining how companies can take climate action outside their supply chains
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