Despite rising coal production in India, job losses loom over the sector as mines are closed. The most vulnerable people in India's energy transition are the growing numbers of informal workers and their families.
Speaking at the annual Singapore FinTech Festival, Banga, who has been tasked to turbocharge the bank’s operations, reveals that it is months away from setting up a mechanism to issue certification for forest carbon credits.
The COP28 president needs to deliver his promise to bridge the Global South’s annual US$1 trillion shortfall in climate financing. He can start by endorsing a levy on windfall oil revenues on petroleum states.
Many campaigners on international financial institutions know from monitoring the multilateral lender's operations that it lacks a "climate culture", as it imposes loans and conditionalities to Global South countries.
Dorothy Grace Guerrero
Investors are starting to feel the effects of climate change in an unexpected place – their financial returns. There are now growing calls within the business community to improve the quality and coverage of climate risk disclosure.
Eminent speakers and thousands of attendees discussed strategies for a resource-efficient future at Ecosperity Week 2019. As they heard about the science of global warming, delegates were called upon to be part of the solution.
The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas assistant governor tells the Eco-Business Podcast about the regulator’s maiden sustainability report that features an empirical study of climate impacts on banks as well as the nation’s first taxonomy.
It is no longer business as usual when it comes to how we tackle climate change and rising global temperatures. Eco-Business speaks to Elena Philipova of Refinitiv about how data can ensure countries and businesses are delivering on pledges to decarbonise.
The world's largest asset manager says it has put sustainability at the core of its investment approach. Eco-Business speaks to Shinbo Won, BlackRock's investment stewardship director in Singapore about what this means for investors, and how companies are responding to increased ESG pressure.