What You Should Know About the EU Deforestation-Free Regulation
The European Union Deforestation-Free Regulation (EUDR), which is expected to be adopted spring 2023, will attempt to limit deforestation caused by seven key agricultural and forestry commodities.
Igneous Solutions and ESG Playbook announce strategic partnership
Igneous Solutions and ESG Playbook are pleased to announce they have entered into a global strategic partnership, combining Igneous’s industry leading Energy Transition Solutions and management consulting services with ESG Playbook’s proprietary ESG benchmarking & reporting platform to deliver transformative results for Oil, Gas & Mining clients.
Consumers Prefer Sustainable Businesses
Sustainable businesses are preferred by consumers as well as by businesses themselves. According to Reuters, climate change, human rights, and social equity are of growing importance for employees, especially millennials. 65% of respondents in the survey said they would prefer to work for an organization with strong environmental policies.
ESG Playbook & Carbonfund.org Partner for Carbon Offsets
ESG Playbook and Carbonfund.org Foundation have committed to jointly delivering solutions and services that unlock Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) value by guiding businesses to take a more proactive approach to ESG.
Closing the gap: G20 ambition levels and related impact on global temperature rise
New research underscores the critical role of G20 countries in limiting global temperature rise to 1.5°C and avoiding the most dangerous and costly climate impacts.
Climate change has reached a new pinnacle. “Nobody’s safe and it’s getting worse, faster,” said Inger Anderson of the UN.
Climate change has reached a new pinnacle. According to IPCC, "Nobody’s safe and it’s getting worse, faster,” said Inger Anderson, executive director of the UN Environment Programme, which established the climate change panel in 1988 in partnership with the World Meteorological Organization.
Gensler Says SEC Climate Risk Rules Will Be Proposed by Year End
The SEC will likely call for qualitative and quantitative disclosures to avoid green washing and provide greater clarity on climate risk.
SEC Chair says investors want mandatory disclosure on climate risk: Proposal expected by end of year
In a speech delivered on July 28, 2021, Gary Gensler, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Chair, gave certain insights into the SEC’s approach to crafting new rules that would require SEC registrants to disclose information on climate-related risk.
Opinion: The SEC must require companies to disclose their risk from climate change
There is broad and deep support for advancing mandatory, rigorous climate disclosure with the non-political motivation of protecting the future of the U.S. economy.