A large container ship, the MSC Diana, moored at the Port of Felixstowe, with its hull filled with colorful stacked containers. The ship is anchored in calm water against a backdrop of cranes and another vessel at the dockside, with tugboats nearby.
EU, Knowledge Hub, Policy & Regulation
April 17, 2024

Executives expect half of their supply chains to fall foul of CSDDD

Despite EU policymakers agreeing a watered-down version of the EU Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence Directive, business leaders are not confident their supply chains will meet...
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EU, Europe, Knowledge Hub, Policy & Regulation
April 16, 2024

Resource reduction proponents reject degrowth label

Advocates of ‘reuse, reduce and recycle’ strategies are proposing the creation of an EU sustainable resource management directive
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Emerging Markets, Europe, Policy & Regulation
April 15, 2024

Move to toughen up ‘ecocide’ legislation continues to gain traction

Criminalising environmental offences won’t necessarily lead to more convictions – but campaigners hope it could drive a change in corporate behaviour
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Electricity pylons near wind turbines in Austria
Energy, EU, Financials, Knowledge Hub
April 9, 2024

EU’s €2.5tn energy infrastructure investment gap needs to be filled by 2050

Regulatory changes would help increase the financial appeal of decarbonisation, the member-based European Round Table for Industry argues
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Europe, Policy & Regulation, Switzerland
April 9, 2024

Swiss ruling could set precedent for EU and UK climate accountability

Companies, as well as governments, should take note of the ECHR decision that Switzerland has violated the European Convention on Human Rights by failing to...
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Silhouettes of pumpjacks above oil wells
Energy, EU, Financials, Knowledge Hub, Policy & Regulation
April 4, 2024

EU member states lag on pledge to scrap export finance for fossil fuels

EU member states committed in 2022 to stop public finance for fossil fuel energy through export credit agencies by the end of 2023
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EU, Policy & Regulation
April 4, 2024

AI’s energy-hungry data centres bring sustainability challenges

Data centres have expanded in line with the growing demand for AI. Now experts are calling for transparency regarding their environmental impact
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Brazil, Canada, China, Europe, France, Policy & Regulation, UK, US
March 28, 2024

In Brief: EU climate policies face further backlash; UK CMA warns fashion retailers over greenwashing

The latest ESG policy and regulatory news
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BP oil rig in North Sea
EU, Policy & Regulation, UK
March 27, 2024

What the UK’s Energy Charter Treaty exit means in practice

The true impact of the UK’s departure from the controversial Energy Charter Treaty will depend heavily on the potential suspension of a sunset clause that permits investors to bring cases...
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Australia, EU, Netherlands, Policy & Regulation, UK, US
March 22, 2024

In Brief: UK opens CBAM consultation; SEC climate rules challenges to be heard by Eighth Circuit

The latest ESG policy and regulatory news
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EU, Knowledge Hub
March 21, 2024

Right-wing politicians appear reluctant to give full backing to EU Green Deal

WWF survey findings suggest a difference in the ‘genuine political will behind the commitments’ to the EU’s flagship net zero policy
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