Jacobs accelerates sustainable business plan Locked

Renewed focus aims to expedite market opportunities and attract and retain top talent

Global, North America, UK

Industry opportunities and challenges framed by ESG Locked

An insight report summing up the major growth drivers and constraints discussed at the opening session of this year's (virtual) EA Global Business Summit, focusing on the implications of environmental and climate policy shifts in the US and the ramifications of green finance hitting the mainstream

Global, North America

African Energy Chamber urges boycott of companies that snub African oil & gas Locked

Africa & Middle East, Asia Pacific, Global

Chatham House calls for investment boost to circular economy Locked

London-based think tank evaluates circular transition

Global, UK

Pandemic stimulus finance still doing ‘more harm than good’ Locked

The $17.2tr of COVID-19 recovery money injected into the global economy to date continues to have a net negative impact on climate and nature, according to an update to the ‘Greenness of Stimulus Index’ (GSI) report.

Global

Green rebuild and dynamic M&A to transform environmental sector  Locked

Innovative financing methods and a burgeoning demand for expertise are triggering rapid evolution of the environmental & sustainability consulting M&A market, concluded a lively panel session at the Environment Analyst Business Summit 2021

Global, North America

Roadmap for navigating Brazilian deforestation through sustainable bonds  Locked

Report proposes deforestation linked sovereign bond action plan to protect forests in Brazil and elsewhere

Global, Latin America & Caribbean

Microsoft boosts low carbon pledge and service offering Locked

The software and tech company is one of the world’s largest corporate purchasers of renewable energy. Microsoft is using its unique platform to launch cloud-based decarbonisation support 

Global

DuPont Sustainable Solutions acquires ESG specialist Locked

Merger with London-based KKS Advisors gives global operations consultancy expanded capabilities and strategic ESG expertise

Europe, Global, UK

Moody’s launches ESG data analysis tool targeting SMEs Locked

Financial ratings major targets small to mid-sized firms with 'ESG Score Predictor' tool

Global, North America, UK

Insurers eye opportunities in ESG risk and regulation Locked

A panel of experts discussed the regulator’s role in driving ESG integration and disclosure - and ultimately innovation - for insurance companies at an S&P Global webinar 

Global, UK

Blackstone acquires ESG specialist Sphera for $1.4bn Locked

Global, North America

Fund deploys shareholder power to push corporates on ESG   Locked

Global, North America

Nature-smart policies essential for global economies Locked

Global

Sustainability agenda becoming transformative, says Equiteq Locked

London-based investment and M&A advisor Equiteq says buyer interest in ESG investment is accelerating, and the sustainability agenda is enabling a new transformation akin to the digital revolution.

Europe, Global

Hydrogen key to meeting Paris targets Locked

Lack of infrastructure and cost are the two biggest hurdles to the development of a global scale hydrogen economy, a report from DNV reveals

Global

French investors launch coalition to support just transition Locked

Major French investment houses have joined a coalition dedicated to promoting a greener global economy

Europe, Global

Need for joined up climate and biodiversity efforts Locked

Reducing carbon emissions can damage habitats and sustainability, scientific experts have warned.

Global, UK

Expert Opinion: The case for enhanced climate risk analytics  Locked

Paul Munday shares the headline findings from S&P Global Rating's latest ESG white paper exploring how standardised terminologies and supplemented climate model outputs can help organisations better understand and manage their climate risks

Global, UK

Congress backs ESG disclosure Locked

Republican members of the US Congress and Senate are seeking to block mandatory company reporting of ESG performance

Global, North America

Telecoms companies could be sustainability game-changer Locked

The onus is now on the telecommunication industry to address sustainability performance, argues a new report from BCG

Global, UK

S&P Global partners with Oliver Wyman to produce climate risk tool Locked

Combination of credit analytics, climate risk expertise and industry-specific models will help firms better understand their risk exposure through the transition to low carbon

Global, UK

Moody’s embraces ESG imperative Locked

The global credit ratings agency has published a sustainability report for the first time

Global, UK

Expert Opinion: Shell ruling a decisive turning point for oil & gas industry Locked

White & Case partner Mark Clarke, and associate Gwen Wackwitz, discuss the impacts on the oil & gas industry of recent court decisions in favour of climate change activists

Global, UK

Ramboll scrutinises social sustainability in the built environment Locked

A strong early focus on social equity should be informing ‘build back better’ strategies and the overall decarbonisation of the built environment in Europe, concludes a study undertaken by experts at Danish-based consultancy Ramboll.

Global

G7 framework to boost developing world green infrastructure Locked

The G7 nations have agreed a new global initiative, termed Build Back Better World (B3W), which they say will help meet the green growth and infrastructure needs of developing countries

Global

BlackRock to integrate Baringa’s climate analytics capability Locked

Global

Troubled waters ahead for global oil & gas firms, says S&P Locked

As environmental, social and governance (ESG) concerns continue to gain prominence, upstream oil and gas producers face mounting credit pressure, according to Thomas Watters, managing director at S&P Global Ratings. Some of these firms will be in for a very difficult ride, he asserts

Global, UK

The accelerating influence of ESG in global investment decisions Locked

Follow the science, follow the data, and help your clients and indeed their investors navigate an often complex and sometimes convoluted ESG journey. This was the overriding message from a lively session focused on ESG opportunities at this year’s virtual EA Global Business Summit

Europe, Global, North America

Bain & Co elaborates on ESG offer Locked

US-based global management consultancy began a sustainability and corporate responsibility practice a decade ago, and is now taking ‘bold steps to go further’

Global