• Water risk is accelerating cases of 'drying' or 'drowning' assets

    27 August 2020

    The announcement of 'stranded' assets created by rising water risk is growing, environmental not-for-profit CDP says, with examples of these 'drying' or 'drowning' assets accumulating rapidly, but awareness and disclosure remains lamentably low.

  • Global accounting standard for 'financed emissions' open for consultation

    19 August 2020

    A Global Carbon Accounting Standard to help international financial institutions consistently measure and disclose the greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions financed by their loans and investments is now available for public consultation.

  • 2X Challenge publishes gender equality criteria for investors

    06 July 2020

    The 2X Challenge to invest to improve gender equality has published investment criteria for private financiers, as the initiative announced it has surpassed its initial objective by 50%, to drive $4.5 billion in investments.

  • An update on the Science Based Targets initiative

    24 February 2020

    Business and science must come together on the path to meeting the goals of the Paris climate agreement, argues Paul Simpson

  • EU launches NFRD consultation

    21 February 2020

    The European Commission has launched a public consultation on the review of the non-financial reporting directive (NFRD) on environmental and social issues - which includes a question on whether companies should be required to report in line with the EU's sustainability Taxonomy.

  • CDP, CDSB urge companies to 'get ahead of the curve' of EU climate reporting

    19 February 2020

    Companies in the EU have been urged to improve their reporting of environmental information ahead of changes to legislation that are set to ask for more detailed disclosures.

  • Stock market analysis shows 'flatlining' company disclosure rates

    27 January 2020

    The number of companies disclosing greenhouse gas (GHG) emission data has failed to increase, according to a report by Aviva and Canadian research company Corporate Knights.

  • CDP announces 179 'A list' leading climate action companies

    20 January 2020

    CDP has named over 170 firms as being global leaders for transparency and action on climate change for 2019.

  • 125 global organisations push for environmental action within supply chains

    09 December 2019

    125 global companies and public organisations are pushing for more action to reduce the greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and tackle other environmental challenges within supply chains.

  • Environmental groups target US corporates for climate change action

    16 October 2019

    Eleven environmental groups have sent an open letter to the CEOs of US businesses urging them to step up their action on climate change.