From negotiating peace in Sri Lanka to fighting deforestation, Erik Solheim has dealt with big issues in his decades-long career. But as the new head of the UNEP, he might face his biggest task yet: bridging the natural and business worlds.
Climate change presents a multi-trillion dollar financing opportunity for Asia Pacific. But a new report says the region's institutions must do more to integrate climate policies and opportunities into their operations.
Richard Phillips –
Air pollution has been hitting the headlines recently, but what are the implications for businesses and what can they do to tackle it? Corporate Citizenship researcher Richard Phillips provides some answers.
Bron York –
A lack of climate leadership in the US government provides new opportunities for American companies to demonstrate leadership on climate and energy policy, says SustainAbility analyst Bron York.
Mark Malloch Brown –
The harm resulting from Trump's environmental deregulation spree will do business more harm than good; leaders need to show Trump that they do not support this, says Business and Sustainable Development Commission chair Mark Malloch Brown.
Australia's bank regulator has stressed that climate change is a major financial risk, but Australia's Westpac bank has yet to rule out funding the controversial Adani mega coal project. That's a dangerous gamble, says 350.org Australia head Blair Palese.
Infrastructure improvement is a top priority for many countries, but there is more to it than just financing, say experts. Project management, stable governance, transparency, and a free press are also crucial for success.
The EAPF commissioned Trucost to assess and analyse sixteen of their active and passive equity investment portfolios, with regard to their exposure to the embedded carbon emissions within fossil fuel ...