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Climate disclosure in 2024: Full speed (and a little California sunshine) ahead

While 2024 shapes up to be yet another “keep-us-on-our-toes-year” on the sustainability front—with everything from tackling social implications of artificial intelligence to navigating debates on ESG topics as we head into another election cycle—one area will stay front and center for companies and their sustainability teams: climate disclosure. In the U.S., while the Securities and […]

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COP28: “The Beginning of the End” of the Fossil Fuel Era?

“Whilst we didn’t turn the page on the fossil fuel era in Dubai, this outcome is the beginning of the end.” Simon Stiell, UN Climate Change Executive Secretary COP28 closing speech The 28th annual United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP28) kicked off in late November with a deal to create a loss and damage fund

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Decarbonization with a capital H: The promise of green hydrogen

We must move beyond fossil fuels and into more renewable energy sources—that much we know. But how? Learn more about the role of hydrogen, or more specifically, green hydrogen, which many believe will be key to decarbonizing tough-to-abate sectors, such as chemicals, cement, and steel. Setting the stage As we prepare for COP27, all eyes

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Biodiversity: Why it matters and what businesses can do today to protect natural capital

By focusing on natural capital and biodiversity, companies can get ahead of regulation and policy changes, strengthen their reputation among consumers, employees, and society, increase the confidence of their investors and other stakeholders, and catalyze innovation that’s not only good for the planet but also the resilience of their own business models.

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Ready for mandatory climate reporting?

TIme for SEC with your ESG Calls for standard—and mandatory—climate-related disclosures have been growing from investors and other stakeholders for the last several years. Why? They recognize that climate risks can pose significant financial risks to companies, and investors need reliable information about climate risks to make informed investment decisions. Beyond that, stakeholders recognize that

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