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...
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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...
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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...
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Disposable single-use plastic
June 6, 2023

Investors overlooking plastics supply chain risk, warns Planet Tracker

There has been a perceptible decline in investors’ risk perception of plastics...
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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...
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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...
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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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BASF chemical tanks
Capital Flows, Industrials, Sector Focus
March 24, 2023

Chemical companies urged to present ‘credible’ decarbonisation plans

A coalition including Amundi and other asset managers is calling on some of Europe’s largest chemical companies to electrify production and set Scope 3 targets aligned with the Paris Agreement...
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EU, Industrials, Policy & Regulation
March 15, 2023

EU parliament approves building renovation rules

The vote to improve the energy efficiency of buildings will require €275bn in new investments a year and has been supported by both industry and environmental groups. The European parliament...
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Steel rolls production
Industrials, UK
March 7, 2023

UK CBAM could lift domestic industry steel orders by £500mn, says campaign group

A carbon border adjustment mechanism could help to increase demand for UK-produced steel, according to research by campaigner CleanTrade. Construction industry orders of UK-made steel could increase by £500mn every...
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EU, Industrials
February 22, 2023

EU approves subsidies for ArcelorMittal’s ‘two-speed decarbonisation’

The decision to help the steelmaker to build green hydrogen-powered plants in Europe while it maintains coal-reliant production elsewhere has drawn criticism. The European Commission is permitting the Spanish and...
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