Investors should demand an end to corporate 'biocrastination'
Climate change tops WEF's long-term global risks
The World Economic Forum (WEF) has identified four environmental challenges among its ranking of the "most severe" risks over the next decade, with climate change again topping its list.
Standard Chartered CEO: 'VCMs exist because governments have failed'
Standard Chartered has hailed the voluntary carbon market (VCM) as the best route for wealth to flow from developed nations to emerging markets.
WEF: Private sector must push nature investment policy
Private financial actors must pressure governments to implement strategies to encourage more investment in nature, the World Economic Forum (WEF) has said.
UN: G20 private investment in nature is 'meagre'
Private investment in nature-based solutions from firms based in G20 countries is a "meagre" $14 billion annually, a report led by UN EP has found.
'The transition will not be smooth, or socially just'
The shift to a net-zero economy will bring upheaval and job losses, warns Zurich's Peter Giger. Madeleine Jenkins reports
Climate and social crises are top global threats for 2022
Climate action failure, extreme weather and biodiversity loss are the top three global threats by severity, according to the World Economic Forum's (WEF) Global Risks Report 2022.
WEF, Value Balancing Alliance to collaborate on sustainability metrics
The World Economic Forum and the Value Balancing Alliance have committed to work together to develop 'stakeholder capitalism' and sustainability metrics for companies.
Impact: Six areas to watch in 2021
A legal framework for impact, harmonisation of reporting frameworks and the rise of impact indexes could shape 2021, writes Michael Hurley