• HSBC: Time to supercharge climate tech and address funding gap

    17 January 2024

    HSBC has issued a call for collaboration to address the $2 trillion funding gap for climate technology that has not yet been commercialised.

  • World Economic Forum launches biodiversity credit platform amid predictions of $2bn market

    20 December 2023
  • Investors should demand an end to corporate 'biocrastination'

    23 February 2023
  • Climate change tops WEF's long-term global risks

    12 January 2023

    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'

    24 May 2022

    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

    15 February 2022

    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'

    27 January 2022

    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'

    13 January 2022

    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

    11 January 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

    12 April 2021

    The World Economic Forum and the Value Balancing Alliance have committed to work together to develop 'stakeholder capitalism' and sustainability metrics for companies.