Energy, Financials, Policy & Regulation, Transport
March 28, 2024

IMO talks dodge question on future distribution of shipping emission revenues

While negotiations continued behind closed doors on how to price maritime carbon emissions, the UN has yet to determine a suitable governance framework to disperse...
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Sector Focus, Transport
March 19, 2024

With better planning and investment, EV uptake could offer storage and grid flexibility

As sales of electric vehicle rise, policymakers should be looking at how to maximise the benefits – and provide an ‘efficient transportation ecosystem’, according to...
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Policy & Regulation, Transport
March 14, 2024

Why trade disruptions are bad news for shipping’s decarbonisation targets

Maritime trade routes continue to be severely restricted, while negotiations on a controversial global shipping levy also resume this week. Experts warn there is no...
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Energy, EU, Europe, Food & Farming, 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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Europe, Policy & Regulation, Transport
January 26, 2024

Toyota’s ‘electrified’ campaign is ‘textbook case of greenwashing’, consumer watchdog says

Consumer watchdog Ekō has accused leading car retailer Toyota of greenwashing by labelling hybrid vehicles as ‘electrified’, but Toyota insists the label is accurate
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Australia, Canada, EU, Europe, Food & Farming, 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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Germany, Policy & Regulation, Transport
October 24, 2023

Explainer: Why transport is holding back Germany’s Energiewende

Tensions over how to best tackle emissions from the transport sector and differences of opinion between the various factions in the coalition government are slowing Germany’s move from fossil fuels...
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Interviews, Transport
September 27, 2023

Maritime industry faces extra complexity in achieving green fuel transition, says Fincantieri

Shipbuilding is going through an ‘evolutionary phase’ as it is forced to innovate, following more intense scrutiny of the maritime industry’s decarbonisation plans, Fincantieri’s CEO tells Sustainable Views
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Policy & Regulation, Transport
July 11, 2023

How does the shipping industry plan to decarbonise?

The IMO’s agreed emissions reduction targets signal progress in an industry that has engaged very little with the need to decarbonise. However, the targets are not aligned with the Paris...
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June 29, 2023

Has Toyota sparked a ‘solid-state’ battery revolution?

Japanese car giant Toyota says it has ‘discovered a technological breakthrough’ that will enable the sale of electric vehicles with a cruising range of 1,200 km and a charging time...
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June 21, 2023

Toyota faces down activist investors over climate lobbying

Toyota witnessed opposition at its June annual meeting, as some shareholders expressed unhappiness with the car giant’s climate lobbying and a lack of independence at board level. Electric vehicles could...
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