As the United Nations Biodiversity Conference begins, Eco-Business sits down with Akanksha Khatri to talk about the importance of natural capital accounting and her dream of countries adopting a Gross Ecosystem Product (GEP).
Maersk head Søren Skou says more than half of its 200 largest clients are backing technology to reduce pollution, but philanthropist Bill Gates believes the cost of new approaches will have to reduce "dramatically" for mass adoption.
With the COP26 climate change negotiations in November, almost all countries and industry sectors are not doing nearly enough to reduce emissions. Climate action by Thailand and Singapore has been classed as 'critically insufficient'.
Allinnettes Adigue –
In 2020, Fortune 500 companies hired more chief sustainability officers than in the previous three years combined. What makes a good CSO and why are CSOs becoming indispensable to businesses?
'Show Your Stripes' is a campaign that aims to raise awareness on global warming. Arabesque assessed the 14 major global stock indices to see if they are on track to achieve the 2050 carbon reduction goals set out in the Paris Agreement.
Erin Billman –
Nature and climate are facing crises, and business has a key role to play. The Science Based Targets Network enables companies and cities to play a vital role in creating an equitable, nature positive, net-zero future using science-based targets.
The full potential of the private sector needs to be unleashed to raise the capital needed to fight climate change. This can only be done if carbon is priced high enough to establish the business case for decarbonisation, writes Georg Kell.