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The European Union is scrambling to respond to the United States’ US$369 billion Inflation Reduction Act without sacrificing its ‘crown jewel’ internal market.
Companies with more female representation in the boardroom tend to be more open and honest about their ESG performance, and are less prone to greenwashing,
A 29-country study finds that firms with more gender-equal boards are less likely to exaggerate their sustainability credentials. It also found that companies in more religious countries were more likely to greenwash, since religion tends to promote traditional gender roles.
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India-based Kunal Sharma will lead the international sustainability non-profit’s work on energy transition.
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The joint initiative by the two stock exchange regulators could potentially cut short the time that public listed companies spend engaging with their non-listed suppliers and lead to cost savings, say industry representatives.
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United Kingdom Opinion

"Sustainability is in our DNA"
If sustainability really was at the heart of everything businesses did, the planet probably would not be 1.2°C warmer than it should be. It's time for corporates to stop using the same meaningless catchphrase – or risk alienating consumers
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Accelerating the adoption of already proven and scalable technologies is a necessary goal. Achieving it will require new …
Indonesia copper export halts
Western governments want to advance the clean energy transition without being overly dependent on China for critical minerals. But their plans fail to acknowledge a potential obstacle: the fraught local politics of opening up new mines.
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But many of the policy measures introduced over the past year are piecemeal responses to the fundamental challenges of energy insecurity and climate change.
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United Kingdom Videos

Climate spirals
As planetary temperatures reach an all-time high, a climate scientist has designed a new way to show how global temperatures have changed every month since the start of the industrial revolution and 2021.
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What can you do to help quell the devastating impacts of climate change? Start life on a greener path in the countryside.
UK flood barriers
The risks of tidal flooding are worsening across much of Britain—and that is leading to more protective barriers being put in place.
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A study released on Wednesday shows women in every country still do far more unpaid work, like childcare and chores, than men.
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United Kingdom Podcasts

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EB Studio The booming alternative protein sector has experienced turbulence this year. The Eco-Business Podcast asks if growth in plant-based meat alternatives can go the distance.
An Eco-Business debate in 2019
EB Studio Covid-19 didn't kill events, but it did change them. Teymoor Nabili and Veemal Gungadin tell the Eco-Business Podcast how a pandemic transformed the way sustainability events are conceived and organised.
Healthcare and sustainability: Why aren't we talking about it?
If the global healthcare sector was a country, it would be the fifth largest emitter in the world — not great for a sector that promises 'to do no harm'. But a growing movement is emerging to decarbonise healthcare.
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