Policy and Regulation

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September 12, 2023

Indonesia’s carbon exchange launch may face further delay

If Indonesia misses a September deadline to unveil its first carbon exchange...
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Energy, UK
September 11, 2023

Experts call for higher strike prices after failed UK offshore wind auction

Industry and investors criticise the government after no contracts were awarded for...
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Policy & Regulation
September 11, 2023

Sea law case could impact COP negotiations, says lawyer

A group of small island states has lodged a request for a...
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Policy & Regulation
September 8, 2023

In Brief: ClientEarth ordered to pay Shell legal costs; UK considering exiting Energy Charter Treaty

The latest news in ESG policy and regulation
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Kenya president William Ruto speaking at Africa Climate Summit
Policy & Regulation
September 8, 2023

Climate policy: key points from the Africa and Finance in Common summits

The final declaration from this week’s Africa Climate Summit reiterated calls for...
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Knowledge Hub, UK
September 7, 2023

FRC should stress flexibility of governance code, says IoD

The Institute of Directors broadly supports changes to the UK Corporate Governance...
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Energy, Japan
September 6, 2023

Wind power projects halted as unintended consequences for nature emerge

Governments favour wind power as a clean alternative to fossil fuels, but the energy source – which often involves locating massive turbines in pristine environments – can have an unwelcome...
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EU, Financials
September 4, 2023

ECB’s Elderson urges banks to ‘get up to speed’ with climate litigation

The European Central Bank’s supervisory board vice-chair says lenders and their clients need to implement credible Paris-aligned transition plans to mitigate the rising risk of climate lawsuits. The worsening impacts...
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Policy & Regulation
September 1, 2023

In Brief: UN targets Saudi Aramco lenders; Brazil resumes climate change fund

The latest news in ESG policy and regulation. UN human rights experts have sent letters to Saudi Aramco and its lenders, warning that their corporate actions may be in violation...
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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 in the UK are pushing...
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August 30, 2023

'Attribution science' proves crucial to Montana youth lawsuit win

Young environmental campaigners will take heart from the success of Held vs Montana. However, it remains to be seen whether challenges brought in other US states – and elsewhere –...
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