China’s new climate pledge will lead to a dramatic dip in warming projections. If its upcoming presidential election sees the United States return to the climate negotiation table in earnest, the goals of the Paris accord could be firmly within reach.
Japanese insurers have been slow to move away from underwriting coal power projects, bucking global decarbonisation trends. Sompo is first to adopt a coal policy, although it's not aligned with the Paris Agreement. Its two big rivals are tipped to follow.
Marlon Apanada –
Doubling down on coal is not the way to pull any country out of crisis mode. The Philippines is at a crucial juncture in deciding its energy future, and needs a plan that can deliver lower electricity costs, improve public health, create jobs and fight climate change.
Peter Paul van de Wijs and Cornis van der Lugt –
ESG disclosure is now firmly in the mainstream of policies requiring reporting on organisational performance, with governments as well as financial regulators increasingly pushing for greater corporate transparency.
While the amount of climate-friendly stimulus spending leaves much to be desired, some countries are making strides toward greening their economic recovery. How can countries expand their green recovery efforts?
Robin Hicks –
In gridlocked, smoggy Southeast Asian cities, change is afoot to electrify transport and clear some of the world's most polluted skies. This video documents the pockets of hope for e-mobility around the most climate-vulnerable region.
The global fight against climate change is gradually gaining momentum, with countries like Canada, China, Germany, India, Japan, and the EU reaffirming commitment to the Paris Agreement, and more than 80 mayors in …
Measuring Sustainable Competitiveness: The Global Sustainable Competitiveness Index (GSCI) is based on quantitative indicators grouped in 5 pillars that define the competitiveness of a nation: natural capital, resource intensity, social capital, intellectual capital, and governance. All …
Together with Danfoss and the Danish Embassy, Eco-Business conducted a forum where some 180 participants discussed ways of making cities climate-smart. The forum included a panel discussion on Singapore’s approach …