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ESG commitments: words are good, but data is better

September 8, 2021

No matter how committed a firm is to enshrining sustainability into their business, the easy part is saying it. The harder part is proving it. 

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China’s 12 steps to turn green

August 26, 2021

A close look at the world’s worst polluter reveals a clear climate plan.

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Be hopeful about carbon markets

August 26, 2021

Carbon emissions trading is a realistic way of getting to net zero, argues the president of Bank of America’s international operations.

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Using green finance to keep rising temperatures in check

August 20, 2021

Finance can make a difference in reducing the impact of climate change, and green sectors can keep banks in business.

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Better indices would deliver stronger impact

August 16, 2021

Sustainable investors are driving industry-wide disruption for the largest ESG index players.

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EU fleshes out plan to finance transition to a green economy

August 4, 2021

The financial services sector provides a useful lever for EU policy-makers looking to create significant change in a short period of time.

ESG science

ESG rankings, greenwashing and the need for competent managers

August 2, 2021

Sustainable investment markets can improve thanks to scientific rigour.

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Are green markets fair?

July 30, 2021

Finance is getting better at green, but the journey to a fairer transition remains long.

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Developing markets’ energy transition needs ‘investor diplomats’

July 28, 2021

Opportunities in emerging markets' energy infrastructure are huge, but only for those who secure a social licence to operate.


Look at collective intelligence to deliver impact

July 16, 2021

Human abilities and technology combined can lead even the most impatient capital towards ventures that deliver long-term results.

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