The Global 100 List: How the World’s Most Sustainable Corporations are Driving the Green Transition

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By Shawn Mccarthy, Corporate Knights Now in its 20th year, the Global 100 ranking reveals that corporate leaders ?are pouring more of their revenues into sustainable investments than ever As 2023 came to a close, the World Meteorological Organization declared it to be the hottest year on record. One week …

Four Trends Shaping Sustainable Finance’s Future in 2024

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By Eugene Ellmen, Corporate Knights Will banks keep cheerleading fossil fuels while renewable stocks make a comeback? Eugene Ellmen shares his finance forecast. Temperature records were broken month after month in 2023, pushing governments around the globe to promise to triple their renewable-energy capacity and transition away from fossil fuels …

First Roadmap for Financiers Implementing a ‘Just Transition’ Launched at COP28

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By Sustainable Brands The new guidance will support the global financial sector in embedding just-transition practices in their operations to ensure a climate transition that leaves no one behind. Sunday at COP28 in Dubai, UNEP FI and the International Labor Organisation (ILO) released Just Transition Finance: Pathways for Banking and Insurance — the first roadmap for the financial sector …

New Carbon Accounting Alliance Seeks Industry Standardization, Regulation to Support Net-Zero Transition

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Sustainable Brands The launch includes a call to action for organizations worldwide to use the tools of carbon accounting to drive transition plans and direct emission reductions. Climate-action solutions providers Planet Mark and ClimatePartner have joined forces to launch the Carbon Accounting Alliance (CAA) — to enable greater oversight and professionalization of carbon accounting, to accelerate …

UK Must Offer Businesses Certainty Over Green Energy, says Boss of FTSE 100 Firm

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By Jasper Jolly, The Guardian Miles Roberts of packaging-maker DS Smith warns manufacturing will decline unless government provides clarity about decarbonisation. The UK risks seeing its manufacturing sector fall behind rival economies if the government does not offer certainty over policies on shifting to green energy, according to the head …

Connecting the Dots: Digital Tools Helping Companies Tackle Scope 3 Emissions

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By Max Winograd, Sustainable Brands Quantifying scope 3 is undeniably daunting. But the Partnership for Carbon Transparency is working to create the ‘internet for emissions data’ — which would set a common framework for all organizations to seamlessly connect, exchange and derive insights from emissions data. When it comes to …