Climate Action

Sustainable Fitch Launches ESG Ratings Product for Investors

ESG Ratings, Data & Analysis offers granular and transparent ESG ratings and sub-scores at an entity, framework and instrument level. ESG ratings are provided on an absolute and fully cross-comparable rating scale, with qualitative commentary from ESG analysts, produced via robust processes that ensure the independence of our ratings.

27 September 2022

Tevva unveils 19-tonne hydrogen electric truck

Electric and hydrogen truck OEM Tevva will unveil its 19-tonne(19t) hydrogen-electric truck and announce its strategy for mainland Europe at the IAA Transportation show in Hanover, Germany, from Monday 19 September.

27 September 2022

Global Carbon Transformation: An Essential Investment Theme

As extreme weather events continue to occur with increased frequency, the necessity to transform the way we consume energy has taken on significant urgency. The approaches to decarbonizing will vary across sectors, but government policies and the investment community are driving change. The global carbon transformation is shaping up to be a multi-decade, secular phenomenon. It exists at the intersection of three powerful themes: climate commitment, energy security, and economic growth.

27 September 2022

The Net Zero Investor Playbook

To help investors navigate the challenge of transition financing, Part 1 and 2 of this Net Zero Investor Playbook synthesizes the current landscape of relevant investor-specific frameworks and methodologies, and case studies from individual ILN members on their customized implementation approaches.

29 September 2022

The Orsted Effect: Carbon Transformation Drives Re-Rating

Danish renewable energy producer Orsted is a market darling. Ranked the world’s most sustainable energy company by Corporate Knights Global 100 Index every year since 2019, in 2020 it was also ranked the most sustainable company in the world.

21 September 2022

Does the need for energy security challenge the quest for net zero?

The need for renewable energy has never been stronger. Unprecedented volatility in the natural gas market and geopolitical shocks have sent world leaders rushing to diversify their nation’s energy mix and reduce their reliance on gas. With net-zero deadlines also inching closer, governments are keen to fill this supply gap with renewable energy. For that to happen, however, the renewables sector needs emerging technologies and markets to take a major leap forward.

07 September 2022

Carbon Markets Recap & Outlook: Everything You Need to Know Now

What a time to be in the carbon markets. As we pass mid-year, the KraneShares Global Carbon Strategy ETF (Ticker: KRBN) celebrates its 2nd anniversary of opening the global carbon markets to investors. In the same week, the US Senate has just worked out an epic $369bn climate and energy deal. The Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 marks a continued acceleration towards decarbonization and tightening efforts around emissions. At this pivotal moment for carbon markets, I see a material opportunity ahead and some misunderstandings too.

07 September 2022