Analysis

  • How COP28 can accelerate deep green finance

    04 December 2023

    COP28 will be seen as a missed opportunity, if the role of local banks in emerging markets is not addressed as a crucial solution to scaling climate finance, writes Lachlan Cameron

  • COP28: a world under pressure

    02 December 2023

    Governments putting short-term politics before long-term climate policy must change course at COP28, argues Tom Williams

  • COP28: a call to action from Pakistan

    01 December 2023

    Progress is needed on carbon capture and storage, putting a price on carbon, and ensuring countries deliver on their emissions reduction commitments, writes Pakistan's former lead climate negotiator, Farrukh Iqbal Khan

  • Breaking the status quo on valuing water

    29 November 2023

    A purely financial return on investment-focused approach will almost always undervalue water, writes Alex Money

  • It's time for the insurance industry to lead on climate action

    28 November 2023

    As the Geneva Association celebrates its 50th anniversary, the world's insurance companies must heed their own warnings and move into the vanguard of corporate climate action, writes Peter Bosshard

  • S&P: Physical climate risk could reduce global economy by 4.4% a year

    27 November 2023

    Physical climate risks are likely to become more material to S&P's sovereign rating analysis, the rating agency says. Ahren Lester reports

  • COP28: How Article 6 can leverage the voluntary carbon market

    24 November 2023

    As Article 6 policymakers design a new global carbon market, employing proven solutions will accelerate implementation, writes Xpansiv CEO John Melby

  • Orchards are fruitful ground for climate action

    23 November 2023

    Planting orchards can have dual positive impact by encouraging carbon sequestration and healthy food, Alvaro Aguirre writes

  • Sustainable bonds are 'stretching for smaller sovereigns'

    22 November 2023

    New Zealand struggled to find adequate eligible projects for its issue, necessitating robust management of its green spending. Ahren Lester writes

  • The Future of ESG Data, Asia: conference round-up

    21 November 2023

    The region faces unique challenges, including that many SMEs are not able or willing to report the ESG data being demanded of them. Peter Cripps reports