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Data, Policy & Regulation, UK
May 17, 2024

In Charts: Politicians not providing enough clarity on green policy, say UK businesses

The cost of living crisis is the biggest macroeconomic factor hampering UK companies’ net zero efforts, followed by uncertainty about government policy
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Knowledge Hub, Policy & Regulation, UK
May 16, 2024

UK government may lack data to monitor biodiversity net gain policy, warns watchdog

Since February, housing developers in England have been required to improve the biodiversity of their sites
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Prime Minister Rishi Sunak speaks during the Farm to Fork summit in Downing Street
Food & Farming, Policy & Regulation, UK
May 16, 2024

UK food system struggles against wet weather and rising food prices

The UK government’s Farm to Fork summit is dubbed a ‘jamboree for farmers’, with health and sustainable farming practices missing from announcements
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Knowledge Hub, Policy & Regulation, UK
May 15, 2024

Unclear sustainability policies risk driving green investment out of UK

UKSIF calls for more supportive policy and regulation on disclosures, pensions and biodiversity
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Australia, Energy, EU, Europe, Litigation, Policy & Regulation, UK
May 10, 2024

In Brief: US EPA issues final methane emissions reporting rule; Australia publishes ‘Future gas strategy’

The latest ESG policy and regulatory news
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Afternoon rush hour and bank holiday traffic building up on M6 motorway through Cheshire
Carbon Markets, Knowledge Hub, Policy & Regulation, UK
May 8, 2024

Expanding UK ETS to cover heating and road transport fuels could cut domestic emissions by a quarter

Proceeds from the UK Emissions Trading Scheme could also be redistributed to households, especially lower income, the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the...
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Climate Finance, Policy & Regulation, UK
May 7, 2024

Governments should ‘tax billionaires’ to fund climate adaptation, says former Irish president

Mary Robinson calls for ‘new forms of finance’ to meet the £1.3tn global climate adaptation needs over the next decade
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Litigation, Policy & Regulation, UK
May 3, 2024

High Court rules, again, against UK government climate plans

Energy secretary Claire Coutinho must draw up a revised plan within 12 months
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EU, Europe, Policy & Regulation, UK, US
May 3, 2024

In Brief: EU Council approves two-year delay to parts of CSRD, ISSB publishes digital taxonomy

The latest ESG policy and regulatory news
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Climate Finance, Europe, Financials, UK
May 2, 2024

Investors urge HSBC to set green finance targets at AGM

An investor coalition with $892bn in assets under management wants greater transparency from HSBC
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Comment, Daily Briefing, Policy & Regulation, UK
April 29, 2024

Editor’s note: UK local elections and climate action

The latest edition of our Sustainable Views newsletter
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