Climate Action

COP26 is delayed but we must maintain momentum

With the new dates for COP announced this week, we review our 2nd Digital Event COP26: A Decade to Deliver. As the world emerges from lockdown demanding both a climate and economic recovery, our expert panel dive deep into the debate.

29 May 2020

Achieving Climate Goals Now: A Breakthrough Sustainable Climate Strategy

Achieving the ambitious goals outlined in the Paris Agreement requires that investors do more than simply reduce their portfolios’ carbon footprints. This understanding was one of the key drivers behind the development of the State Street Global Advisors Sustainable Climate Strategy. Follow our Steps to Sustainability and learn how our ESG strategies could help you meet the climate change challenge.

19 May 2020

Large areas of London to be made ‘car-free’

Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, and Transport for London (TFL) have announced plans to transform parts of central London into “one of the largest car-free zones in any capital city in the world”.

19 May 2020

Corona crisis: making space for a greener economy

As nations emerge from lockdown, Josef Aschbacher, Director of Earth Observation Programmes at the European Space Agency, discusses why government should link climate change measures to efforts aimed at jump starting post-COVID economies.

13 May 2020

COVID-19 and Energy in the New World

The COVID-19 pandemic represents the most serious global public health challenge for over 100 years. When the crisis passes, we will have a unique opportunity to build a new world as the pandemic has the potential to facilitate the transition from fossil fuels to renewables. Amid the difficult challenges we face, this is an area where we can be hopeful for the future.

12 May 2020