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Jan 21, 2022

In 2021, the world saw many major climate-related disasters ranging from wildfires, to flooding and hurricanes.

The U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, or NOAA, recently released its annual climate trends report, providing an important snapshot of the physical risks from climate change in the U.S. The...


Jan 18, 2022

The EU proposed a carbon border adjustment mechanism in 2021 as part of a broad climate package designed to reduce carbon emissions by 55% from 1990 levels by 2030. This mechanism — widely known as ‘CBAM' — would put a tariff on imports of carbon-intensive goods.

The proposed regulation aims to prevent EU-based...


Jan 7, 2022

To welcome the New Year, we hear from experts across the ESG world about what sustainability trends they are watching in 2022.

Our guests in this episode of ESG Insider include Curtis Ravenel, who is Secretariat for the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures and senior adviser to former Bank of...


Dec 21, 2021

In this year’s final episode of ESG Insider, we talk with David Blood about two big sustainability issues impacting the financial sector as we head into 2022: Plugging the climate financing gap, and aligning investment portfolios with Paris Agreement goals.

David is a senior partner at Generation Investment...


Dec 17, 2021

'Net zero’ was a buzzword in the sustainability world in 2021, but big questions remain about what this term really means.

In this episode of ESG Insider, we'll hear how the Science Based Targets initiative, or SBTi, is defining net zero in its newly released corporate standard. And to understand the challenges...