A new analysis tracks the intricate credit flows crisscrossing Asia that profit sectors notorious for their impacts on the planet and people. Regional cooperation is critical to foster responsible lending practices, argue the authors.
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.
Jessica Cheam –
Covid-19 has disrupted the global economy and upended life as we know it. In these unprecedented times, competent leadership has never been more critical, and this requires a deep understanding of sustainability issues.
Using a coal retirement mechanism, nations could phase out coal power and replace it with renewables more quickly while creating new jobs, improving public health, and changing the trajectory of carbon emissions.
Ping Manongdo –
The new GRI Standards by the Global Reporting Initiative moves from merely recommending what to report to identifying exactly what businesses and investors are required to publicly disclose on their impacts.
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 …
Launched with much fanfare in September 2015, The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), set the agenda for 'transforming our world by 2030'. With 17 overarching goals, from ending poverty in all forms to ensuring …