Economy & Finance

Economy & Finance

Over half of FTSE 100 companies link ESG measures to executive pay

FTSE 100 companies are increasingly making environment, social and governance (ESG) measures a condition of executive remuneration, new analysis from PwC has...

Economy & Finance

Global business giants urge G20 to strengthen national climate targets and deliver on climate spending

Companies operating across the G20 have come together to urge governments to strengthen their national climate targets and redirect public spending to...

Economy & Finance

$14 trillion investors call for scrutiny and director accountability on corporate net zero plans

53 leading investors, managing more than USD $14 trillion of assets, are calling for the implementation of new governance measures that hold...

Economy & Finance

Investors managing $41 trillion in assets call on governments to ramp up climate action

457 investors managing more than a third of global assets have released a joint statement urging world governments to strengthen climate policy,...

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New funding for small businesses and charities to boost take up of electric vehicles

New UK funding for small businesses and charities to boost take up of electric vehicles has been announced.

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The forgotten 45%: why a circular economy is key to net zero

Many people are not aware that energy only accounts for 55% of total current greenhouse gas emissions and the key to further...

Economy & Finance

Carbon offsetting – can big business do it right?

Carbon offsetting often carries a negative reputation. Should corporates seeking to achieve net zero simply steer clear completely?

Economy & Finance

Climate risk reporting: why businesses should prepare for more investor scrutiny

Climate risk disclosure, signals suggest, is of key importance for big business. But overall performance may not yet be up to par.