Category: Business

  1. Trade’s role in climate action

    Global

    International trade can play a vital role in tackling climate change and achieving sustainable development. But it calls on governments to set aside national interests and open up access to environmental goods, services, and technologies for all countries

  2. Rethinking consumption

    Global

    We cannot hope to tackle the climate crisis without a fundamental shift in how, what, and why we consume

  3. Wanted: data on pricing climate risks

    Global

    Private markets function on data – but the data to accurately price climate risks in investment decisions is sorely lacking. We must urgently fill this information void or private finance will fail to contribute to climate action

  4. Aligning corporate ambition with the SDGs

    While companies have embraced the aims of the SDGs, embedding them into their business operations is another matter entirely. The optional nature of the SDGs is one key challenge, but the greatest hurdle is understanding how to apply SDG indicators to day-to-day business operations

  5. It’s down to governments to unlock business action on climate

    Global

    Conventional wisdom is that business resents regulation: this is not always the case when it comes to climate. A sizeable number of G20 businesses are calling on their governments to set clear, ambitious policies and regulation that will protect the 1.5ºC climate goal

  6. Remaking capitalism for a sustainable future

    Global

    Capitalism and sustainability are on a collision course, one that threatens to destroy both the market system and the planet. To head off the impending crash, we must end environmental externalities and make polluters pay for the harm they cause. Standardizing corporate ESG reporting offers a path toward clarity on the environmental harms that need to be addressed