What companies need to know about the new SBTi’s Net Zero Standard

A few days before the COP26, the Science Based Targets Initiative (SBTi) launched the world’s first Net-Zero Corporate Standard. The concept of ‘Net Zero’ has gained increasing popularity, leading to

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COP26: More than 20 countries end financing for fossil fuel projects

Talks are continuing in Glasgow and the COP26 summit is accelerating even more the action towards the goals of the Paris Agreement and the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change.

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The right time for companies to act on ESG -Sustainability Reporting is now

  Carbon neutrality plays a vital role in addressing the climate crisis. With countries legally binding net-zero emissions targets, even companies in emissions-intensive industries, such as fossil fuels, are setting

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The future of sustainability in Australia

Australia’s carbon emissions dropped 5% in 2020, which marks a considerable progress, considering that Australia had a very poor record on emissions and sustainability after an OECD review back in

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Singapore – Are you ready for the bold and ambitious green plan?

Singapore has one of the world’s biggest deforestation footprints per capita and the impact of climate change has become more intense in recent years. Forestry, urbanization and agriculture are the

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Five years countdown for renewables to overtake coal.

A number of countries have already pledged to reach net‐zero emissions, however the gap between theory and action still exists. This gap needs to close if countries want the chance

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Climate neutrality: a common target for states and companies

Climate neutrality is a “must include” in a sustainability communications strategy. It refers to a broader focus on net-zero emissions of all anthropogenic greenhouse gases and it is often described

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Can the US catch-up with EU & Canada and revive their sustainability (ESG) regulations?

Globally, countries are stepping up their game to greater sustainability, mainly climate change, into their financial industries. The plans are most advanced in the European Union and Canada.   In

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Top 10 key issues expected in the New Legislation for Mandatory Disclosure of Sustainability Information (NFRD)

By Nikos Avlonas, President and Founder of CSE   The reformation of EU Non-Financial Reporting Directive (NFRD) is one of the priorities to strengthen the foundations for sustainable investment, as

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What does it take to align your business with the Paris Climate Agreement?

By Thomas Weber, CSE North America Coordinator of Consulting Services   For true leaders, it has to begin with the core understanding and recognition of Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability (ESG) principles.

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