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More ambitious carbon pricing needed

June 30, 2021

A globally agreed carbon price would be the most efficient way to reduce emissions; but, in the meantime, emissions trading schemes offer some hope.

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Deforestation, indigenous rights and carbon financing

June 30, 2021

Environmental conservation needs the rule of law, working with indigenous peoples and smart carbon financing.

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Why development finance matters and why it needs changing

June 25, 2021

Governments must listen to critics about their development banks, starting from the ones within.

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Investing in sustainable fashion

May 26, 2021

How investors, big brands and the government can improve British fashion.

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A turning point for green finance

May 26, 2021

Finance is greening, but even banks with good environmental policies continue to support big polluters.

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Are banks ready for their green stress tests?

May 26, 2021

The ECB and the Bank of England’s first green stress tests may not yield meaningful results.

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How to be a sustainability chief

May 21, 2021

As sustainability gets better defined within jobs and corporate structures, are banks getting it right?


Prepare for the accounting revolution

April 28, 2021

While the alphabet soup around accounting standards for ESG issues is as rich as ever, joint efforts are steering it in the right direction.


Sustainable finance set to hit $3tn in 2021

April 28, 2021

Record first-quarter volumes confirm trend for sustainable bonds and loans.

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Just look at the numbers: more women means better banks

April 21, 2021

Banks ignore the positive impact of women in senior positions at their peril.

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