topic: net zero

Energy, EU
February 21, 2023

EU Green Deal Industrial Plan: ‘We were expecting more’

Brussels’ proposals for green industrialisation lack detail and direction, say European businesses – especially compared to the hefty incentives offered by the US government and...
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Policy & Regulation
January 16, 2023

UK net zero review criticises lack of long-term thinking

An independent review led by former energy minister Chris Skidmore has urged the government to implement a number of climate change strategies or risk the UK...
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Policy & Regulation
July 13, 2022

Next UK leader must remain committed to climate, say business groups

Advocacy groups representing UK-based businesses are urging Conservative party leadership candidates not to row back on the net zero target and other sustainability commitments. Business...
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Policy & Regulation, Sector Focus
June 20, 2022

IIGCC expands net zero investment framework to include infrastructure

The Institutional Investors Group on Climate Change aims to attract impact investors to the infrastructure sector. The Institutional Investors Group on Climate Change has published...
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May 17, 2022

Investors: 60 per cent of pension funds pessimistic on hitting net zero goals

A study finds that the majority of a group of pension funds managing €3.3tn in assets believe they will miss their net zero targets despite...
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Policy & Regulation
January 27, 2022

Norway’s sovereign wealth fund exemplifies wider net zero issues

As the fund adopts a net zero target for its stocks and focuses on engagement, questions remain on whether its climate risk strategy is ambitious...
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Interviews, Sector Focus
January 18, 2022

Carbon capture 'one quarter of the decarbonisation cake'

Climeworks’ co-CEO Jan Wurzbacher on how the world is running out of energy options Alongside the widespread focus on the decarbonisation of industry sits the carbon removal project, whereby existing...
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January 12, 2022

Walmart/HSBC's plan to finance sustainable supply chains

Science-based targets to help narrow a global $100tn investment gap The next eight years will be vital in the fight against the climate emergency. Greenhouse gas emissions must halve by...
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Nadia Ameli
Opinion, Policy & Regulation
November 17, 2021

Why climate disclosures alone will not move markets

Transparency on climate risks is important, but it will not divert capital away from fossil fuels without big structural changes to the financial system Mark Carney’s eye-popping promise last week...
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