Véronique Menou on how investors can address climate change in portfolio construction strategies

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Ahead of the Sustainable Investment Forum Europe 2020 taking place in Paris on the 10 March, we caught up with Véronique Menou, Executive Director and Head of ESG Indexes EMEA at MSCI, to discuss how investors can address climate change in portfolio construction strategies. Q. What are the key drivers for investors to address climate […]

Report: Energy Impact Partners Environmental Metrics 2018

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Energy Impact Partners are proud to present our first ever 2018 portfolio-wide carbon and water inventories, revealing the positive environmental impacts of EIP’s investments. EIP recognizes that changes to the earth’s climate system caused by greenhouse gas emissions (GHGs) pose an existential threat to human society. Human-caused climate change is already contributing to increasingly severe weather […]

Heathrow pledges to become zero carbon airport by 2030

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Heathrow announces plans to be carbon neutral by 2030 to support the UK’s net zero target. Heathrow has announced plans to become carbon neutral, for its infrastructure, and to target zero carbon by the mid-2030s. Following investment of over £100 million in improving Heathrow’s energy efficiency and generating and purchasing renewable energy, Heathrow has reduced […]

WBCSD Sustain newsletter January 2020

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A post-Davos forethought: getting sustainability done In this Insider Perspective, WBCSD President and CEO Peter Bakker reflects on the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos last week. The theme - "Stakeholders for a Cohesive and Sustainable World" - gave a clear sign that sustainability has now made it firmly to the center of the [...]

Denmark bets on green hydrogen

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The Danish government has agreed to provide $19 million in funds for two large-scale hydrogen projects under development on the Jutland peninsula. The two projects will produce green hydrogen for the transport sector from renewables sources. Denmark’s largest energy company, Ørsted, has also announced plans for an ambitious 2 MW electrolysis plant with appurtenant hydrogen […]