Agriculture, Energy, EU, Europe, Policy & Regulation, Transport, US
February 16, 2024

In Brief: JPMAM and SSGA exit CA100+; IEA to set up security programme for critical minerals

The latest ESG policy and regulatory news JPMorgan Asset Management and State Street Global Advisors have confirmed to the Financial Times that they are leaving...
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Agriculture, Australia, Canada, EU, Europe, Policy & Regulation, Singapore, Transport, UK, US
December 8, 2023

In Brief: Singapore launches taxonomy with transition category; Canada releases oil emissions cap regulation

The latest ESG policy and regulatory news
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Farm land crops
Agriculture, Policy & Regulation
December 8, 2023

COP28: Food is on the table, but only as a side dish

World leaders have signed a declaration to make the world’s food and farming systems more sustainable. Clever coalitions and clear metrics may help put meat...
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COP28 UAE logo (Rafiq Maqbool/AP Photo)
Agriculture, Energy, Financials, Policy & Regulation
December 4, 2023

COP28 Round-up: Climate coalitions, debt clauses and a new net zero policy task force

The latest news from the 2023 UN climate conference in Dubai
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Nestle logo and headquarters
Agriculture, Retail & Consumer
November 15, 2023

Nestlé, Ferrero defend deforestation records

Proctor & Gamble is singled out by the Rainforest Action Network’s annual deforestation scorecard as the worst performer, while Nestlé and Ferrero suggest they are...
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Cows grazing, methane emissions
November 2, 2023

Policymakers and business urged to push plant-based products

New research sets out the climate and nature wins of replacing meat with whole foods and plant-based proteins, and calls on governments and food retailers to...
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Agriculture, Spain
October 25, 2023

Bayer accused of greenwashing over 'regenerative agriculture' claims

Spanish farmers are pushing back against the German chemical company’s insistence that the weed killer glyphosate — currently going through a tricky approval process in Brussels — has a role...
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No-till farming
October 2, 2023

Agriculture industry finalises regenerative farming metrics

Experts urge companies to prove claims are measurable, and not greenwashing
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Agriculture, Energy
June 22, 2023

Vattenfall hopes two-for-one ‘agrivoltaic’ project makes best use of land

Swedish renewables company has developed a way for solar farms and agricultural farms to co-exist to their mutual benefit. Swedish energy company Vattenfall is investing in its first commercial-scale solar...
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Animals grazing on grasslands in Kenya
Agriculture, Capital Flows, Sector Focus
March 30, 2023

Kenya carbon offsetting project has ‘serious failings’, report finds 

As part of its “Blood Carbon” campaign, human rights group Survival International has alleged in a report that a soil carbon project in Kenya does “not present a credible case for...
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UK agriculture - farmer spraying field of wheat
Agriculture, Sector Focus, UK
March 28, 2023

Poor data is stalling UK agriculture’s net zero drive, report warns

A government-commissioned study has called for better access to information and warns about a lack of guidance for farmers. A group commissioned by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural...
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