Analysis

  • Why the SBTi must abandon its offsetting proposal

    18 June 2024

    The SBTi Board's proposal to allowing carbon offsetting to achieve climate objectives is ineffective and dangerous, writes Alain Grandjean

  • Pivoting the CDP

    17 June 2024

    The platform's new CEO Sherry Madera explains her plans to streamline reporting and help ease the burden on disclosers. Peter Cripps reports

  • Emerging market sustainable bond investment momentum building

    14 June 2024

    Investors and issuers are responding to the challenges EM sustainable bonds pose, and the tide is turning in their favour. Ahren Lester reports

  • The role of national standard-setters in delivering ESRS

    13 June 2024

    The governance of national standard-setters varies greatly across the European Union, with implications for how the reporting standards are implemented, writes Philippe Diaz

  • Promising pathways for investors in Brazilian soy

    11 June 2024

    Brazil's continued dominance in the global soy sector and its ability to mitigate financial risks will depend on its ability to prepare for inevitable climate transitions, writes Niamh McCarthy

  • Sustainable Finance 2.0 is coming - and AI is the accelerant

    07 June 2024

    The convergence of fintech and climate finance is just beginning and is a positive disruption for markets, writes Aleksi Tukiainen

  • What is driving ESG investment in private markets?

    06 June 2024

    ESG has seen a shift from being a mere compliance consideration to driving value creation for private equity funds, writes Ambarish Srivastava

  • Renewables in Europe: time for good projects and patient capital

    05 June 2024

    Price cannibalization and the bottleneck in the approval of new projects rank as the two biggest hurdles to overcome in order to complete the European energy transition, writes Lucas de Haro

  • Regulating transition plans

    04 June 2024

    A patchwork of regulations will soon ask financial institutions to publish and implement climate transition plans, Michael Hurley reports

  • The complexities of applying the EU's CBAM to aluminium producers

    03 June 2024

    Emissions linked to electricity consumption in aluminium production are currently not included in the Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism's calculations, writes Juliette de Valence