Renewable power generation is growing faster than overall demand in 2022, leading to slight decline in global power sector CO2 emissions despite rising coal use in Europe amid gas crisis.
With pro bono support from Berkeley, not-for-profit organisation Chapter Zero has launched a new Board Toolkit to enable non-executive directors (NEDs) to help their boards take timely, positive and decisive action on climate change and the transition to net zero.
Volvo Cars announces it will establish a third manufacturing plant in Europe, positioning the company well to meet the continued demand from its customers for electric cars and capture future growth potential.
Geotab releases new report examining the progress amongst local authorities in England making the transition to Electric Vehicles (EVs).
Now open for public comment, the GFANZ Portfolio Alignment Measurement Report provides additional guidance for financial institutions on implementing and selecting portfolio alignment metrics.
GRIDSERVE, the tech-enabled sustainable energy business, has secured an initial £200m investment from Infracapital, the infrastructure equity investment arm of M&G Plc, in support of the company’s drive to decarbonise transport through electric vehicle infrastructure and its mission to deliver sustainable energy on the scale needed to move the needle on climate change.
Millions of trees are set to be planted nationwide, thanks to £44.2 million in funding for Community Forests and woodland creation partners.
ScottishPower, with Hutchison Ports, is exploring the opportunity to develop, build and operate a multi-hundred MW green hydrogen production facility at the Port of Felixstowe – with the potential to decarbonise industry and transportation in the region.
Long informed by a disaggregated system of corporate Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) disclosures and ratings, the methodologies behind ESG investing are evolving to streamline decision making, improve impact, and further mitigate climate change.
The history of the modern energy industry reveals how our system is based upon a series of new creations and transitions.
The COP26 conference last November produced a wealth of commitments from investors and other capital markets participants to cut emissions in line with global temperature goals and make climate change part of every investment decision. The MSCI Net-Zero Tracker is a quarterly gauge that helps measure the progress by the world's listed companies toward curbing climate risk and achieving these commitments.
Innovative biomass projects across the UK have today been awarded £37 million in funding.
One year on from the launch of the Net Zero Highways plan, a newly released report shows progress on the journey to net zero highways.
Investors are embracing sustainable investment strategies in passive fixed income like never before. Billions of dollars are flowing into ESG-tilted sovereign debt as asset owners try to mitigate their exposure to climate risks. But there are unintended consequences that are not discussed enough, notably related to biases present in the ESG assessment where scores tend to favor higher income countries.
Progress and Challenges on the Path to Decarbonization
Chicago based V-Square Quantitative Management LLC (V-Square), a global asset management firm with sustainability at its core, announced that it has expanded its market-leading separately managed account platform with the launch of the V-Square MSCI Global Equity ESG Materiality and Carbon Transition Indexed Strategy.
Climate finance provided and mobilised by developed countries for climate action in developing countries reached USD 83.3 billion in 2020, according to new OECD analysis.
The Scottish Government has announced a zero direct emission plans for all new buildings.
Reducing greenhouse gas emissions is both an immediate imperative and an incredible opportunity.
Nearly 28,000 homes and businesses will be shielded from costly fossil fuels as the UK government awards more than £54 million to innovative heat network projects in England.