The Climate Council highlighted five exciting companies in the United States and Canada that have developed innovative cleantech products in the fields of renewable energy, data, energy storage and electric vehicles.
Q&A with Catherine Brennan, Financial Manager at GreenYellow to discuss her role, diversity in the sector and advice to young women pursuing careers in sustainable investing
The Climate Council would like to highlight the companies that have excelled in driving progress beyond their natural commitment to a cleaner, greener climate and environment – giving a strong focus to Diversity, Equity and Inclusivity.
Sara Chamberlain has worked in the energy and environment sector for nearly a decade, with a core focus on helping energy startups develop commercialization strategies. Working at the intersection of technology and entrepreneurship is a personal passion. She currently leads Energy Foundry’s investment activity and maintains an active role with each of the firm’s portfolio companies.
Q&A: Paula Singliarova, Head of Sustainability and Stewardship, Arabesque Asset Management to discuss how her sustainability function sits in between investments, business development and strategy. How her main responsibilities are overseeing proxy voting and engagement activities, working with the investment team on integration of sustainability scores in the investment process, monitoring latest sustainability news and of course, you can’t escape sustainability reporting…
Sustainable finance can be described as taking due account of environmental, social and governance considerations when making investment decisions. This process is intended to lead to increased longer-term investments into sustainable economic activities and projects and lasting benefits to both clients and society at large.
Blockchain is most commonly known as the technology that underpins crypto currencies, the most well-known of which is Bitcoin. But the capability of the technology goes further than just the banking industry as it can also be harnessed to transform the renewable energy industry.
Twelve years after Bitcoin was launched, prices continue to peak and trough. With this recent surge in the price of the cryptocurrency, comes a surge in the amount of electricity it uses. The Climate Council looks at the surprising environmental impact of Bitcoin.
The Energy Council has looked at renewables projects and programmes across Africa that are actively improving the lives of the women and children in their communities; promoting societal and economic inclusion of this historically disenfranchised demographic
Global law firm White & Case highlights the steady expansion of climate change disputes, and contemplates what lies ahead. Read More.
The Paris Climate Agreement is one of the most defining political acts of the 21st century, a rare global cooperative measure to tackle climate change.
A future in which Green Hydrogen gas is set to replace the carbon-intensive fossil fuels of yesteryear has entered an era of quiet and confident anticipation. How can the global south participate in this shift…
The restrictive costs of infrastructure development across rural Africa leave millions without reliable access to power. Could solar PV panels and Micro-grid solutions finally solve this inhibitor to development?
It is increasingly important to see what lies behind oil companies’ stated transition strategies, which have seen a step change in investment allocations since 2018. We reflect on how the IOCs are tracking with their energy transition goals so far in 2020.
Summary: The absence of a clear benchmark for measuring ESG is the main barrier to investment into low-carbon infrastructure
On the 10 September 2020, the Energy Council hosted the fourth webinar in their debate series which posed the question of whether “The absence of a clear benchmark for measuring ESG is the main barrier to investment into low-carbon infrastructure.”
The absence of a clear benchmark for measuring ESG is the main barrier to investment into low-carbon infrastructure
10 September 2020 – There is no argument over the fact that much more investment is needed if we are to achieve the goals laid out in the Paris Agreement. In order to create an enabling environment for an accelerated transition, it is commonly argued that developed green standards and taxonomies are vital.
I see, at this point in time, corporates leading the transition to a low carbon economy -with the right policies and incentives by governments, investors building climate-resilient portfolios and consumers using their purchasing power.