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  • Policy engagement more important if COP28 disappoints, investor says

    12 December 2023

    Institutional investors are likely to sharpen their focus on pushing policymakers for a more supportive framework for net zero-aligned private investment in the event of an "underwhelming" UN climate conference, a director at Rathbones has said.

  • BP suffers 'significant' shareholder rebellion over climate plans

    28 April 2023

    BP's shareholders voted to show their increasing discontent over the oil and gas firm's climate plans at its annual meeting.

  • BP's backtrack is a crucial moment for the say-on-climate movement

    17 February 2023

    After taking the lead for oil companies on climate action, BP has quietly backtracked to take advantage of higher petrol prices. Matt Crossman asks if they've promised to run an Ironman before signing up for a proverbial parkrun

  • A net-zero economy must be equitable

    02 November 2021

    The world must ensure that people and communities are at the heart of the transition to net zero carbon emissions, writes John David

  • COP26: Self-interest to help settle critical climate ambition and 'who pays' questions

    27 September 2021

    A rising global realisation that it is in the self-interest of each country to deliver climate action could help settle the thorny questions at the UN COP26 climate summit in November of ambitious targets and who funds transition investment in developing nations.