How can investors use water metrics to enhance investment returns?

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As more investors focus on sustainability, companies are increasing their reporting of water management and risks. How can investors use water metrics to enhance sustainable reporting? As more investors focus on sustainability, companies are increasing their reporting of water management and risks. How can investors use water metrics to enhance sustainable reporting? The  covers water as […]

UK Export Finance commits to achieving carbon neutrality by 2050

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Ahead of COP26, UK Export Finance announces plans to decarbonise its financial portfolio and increase its support for green exports to achieve net zero emissions by 2050. UKEF’s new Climate Change Strategy requires the organisation to increase its support for clean growth, renewables, and climate adaptation exports. The strategy will contribute to the UK’s overall […]

Net-Zero Asset Owner Alliance calls for scaling up of carbon dioxide removal solutions

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Net-Zero Asset Owner Alliance paper states Asset Owners must scale investment into impactful carbon management and negative emissions technologies both inside and outside of value chains. The Alliance recognises the need for investors to cut GHG emissions across all systems. To meet the 1.5°C pathway, carbon dioxide removal (CDR) solutions must be rapidly scaled to […]

Response to the recent UN Food Conference

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Odezva na nedávnou UN Food konferenci a další aktuální systémová témata – energie, potraviny, sociální koheze – včetně Vize 2050. Nadcházející říjnová výroční konference WBCSD se zmíněnými tématy a rolí Světové rady bude tradičně zabývat. This week was a historic week. For the first time ever, global leaders met virtually at the UN to discuss […]

Sainsbury’s announces partnership to make it easier to recycle aluminium coffee pods at home

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The food giant has partnered with coffee pod manufacturer Dualit and On-Pack Recycling Label Ltd to produce aluminium pods that can be recycled at home if empty of coffee grinds. Previously it was widely believed that aluminium coffee pods were too small to be recycled unless via specialist collection schemes. However, Sainsbury’s has discovered that […]

Kaluza and Flexitricity team up to offer much needed demand response for UK energy system

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Kaluza and Flexitricity have partnered to provide a new combined grid flexibility service in the Balancing Mechanism. The service will create much needed demand response for the UK energy system, helping to alleviate constraints that have recently caused prices to reach as high as £4,000 per MWh in the Balancing Mechanism. In order to meet […]

Wind energy giant Siemens Gamesa launches world’s first recyclable wind turbine

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SiemensSiemens Gamesa introduces pioneering technology with world’s first recyclable wind turbine blades in a sustainable breakthrough for the wind industry Leading supplier of offshore and onshore wind energy services Siemens Gamesa launches  RecyclableBlade, the world’s first wind turbine blade that can be recycled at the end of its lifecycle. Siemens Gamesa’s first six blades with […]

WGBC sets new requirements for the construction sector to achieve total decarbonisation by 2050

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Ahead of COP26, the WorldGBC has expanded the Net Zero Carbon Buildings Commitment with new requirements for property and construction firms to reduce carbon emissions. Requirements for the Net Zero Carbon Buildings Commitment, instilled from 2023, include only constructing highly efficient buildings powered by renewables, with maximum reductions in emissions where possible. WorldGBC’s Whole Life […]