The race is on to electrify corporate fleets
Electrification increasingly makes economic sense for fleets of corporate vehicles, says Mary Jane McQuillen
Water risk is accelerating cases of 'drying' or 'drowning' assets
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.
MSCI launches two ESG corporate bond indexes
New York-listed financial data firm MSCI has launched two corporate bond indexes weighted according to environmental, social and governance (ESG) considerations.
No oil & gas company aligned with 2°C pathway, says TPI
None of the 50 largest oil and gas companies have aligned their emission intensity with a pathway that would keep global warming to 2°C, as called for in the Paris Agreement on climate change, according to the Transition Pathway Initiative (TPI).
North American electricity utilities trail European counterparts in transition to low-carbon economy
Electricity utilities are, on average, not reducing emissions fast enough to be in line with a scenario that would limit climate change to the Paris Agreement's 2°C target, a Transition Pathway Initiative (TPI) study has found.
US 'to overtake Germany as third biggest solar market', despite Trump
The US will become the third largest market for solar in 2017 overtaking Germany, according to a report by data provider Sustainalytics.
Offshore wind's first investment grade project 'close', says S&P
The first investment grade rating for an offshore wind project could be issued in the next 12 months, according to Standard & Poor's (S&P).
RWE invests in energy storage company Stem
RWE has led a consortium of investors in the latest round of financing for intelligent energy storage company Stem.