A study by global index provider MSCI found that while almost a half of publicly listed firms globally now have decarbonisation targets, the corporate world's emissions are aligned with a catastrophic 2.7 degrees of warming.
A report on how Asia's finance industry can navigate misleading ESG claims presents consumers and regulators with new headaches to remedy as greenwashing evolves and intensifies. But tackling greenwash in Asia cannot be left to regulators alone, experts say.
Critics who dismiss voluntary carbon markets as greenwashing are overlooking people who are in desperate need of climate finance. Yes, carbon markets have problems that need fixing. But they are an essential solution for communities on the frontline of climate change.
Sandeep Roy Choudhury
Now that the developed world has finally accepted a degree of financial responsibility for the loss and damage caused by climate change, the broader climate debate will henceforth turn on the question of liability.
A US$22 billion project involving 12,000 hectares of solar panels and 3,800km of cabling running from Darwin to Singapore might be the most ambitious renewable energy project ever. How will it work? Eco-Business talked to Fraser Thompson of project developer Sun Cable.
The climate talks in Glasgow could have a major trickle-down effect on Asia's business community. What should the region's businesses expect from COP26? The Eco-Business Podcast asked energy and sustainability expert Malavika Bambawale.