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Blockchain For or Against ESG

Blockchain: For or Against ESG

What is the real potential of blockchain for advancing environmental protection, positive social impact, and robust governance?

Financing Biodiversity II: A biodiversity-informed framework to evaluate business risk & opportunity

How should biodiversity and ecosystem services be integrated into the evaluation of business risk and opportunity?
Accelerating action for biodiversity what the built environment sector needs to doPhoto by michal dziekonski on Unsplash

Accelerating action for biodiversity: what the built environment sector needs to do

The built environment sector not only depends on the raw materials provided by the natural environment, but it indirectly depends on the regulation of ecosystems, and the health and aesthetical benefits of the natural environment.
Financing Biodiversity

Financing Biodiversity

Biodiversity conservation is just as vital as fighting climate change, but has not been given as much attention. Putting a dollar value on biodiversity could be an important solution for its protection. What are the gains and drawbacks of treating biodiversity as an asset? This is the first article in a series about why business should consider the value of biodiversity.
Carbon Offsets and Credits Explained

Carbon Offsets and Credits, Explained

As companies and governments conceptualise their net-zero roadmaps, they will unavoidably continue to generate emissions in the short-term. To offset these emissions, companies have turned their attention to the promise of carbon offsets and carbon credits, weaving them into their wider decarbonisation strategies.So what are carbon offsets? What are carbon credits? And how do they work?
Carbon markets and climate policy - Opportunity in a decarbonising world

Carbon markets and climate policy – Turning Risk into opportunity in a decarbonising world

Climate policymakers are ramping up carbon regulations, carbon credits are gaining attention, and carbon markets are expanding. What does this mean for agribusiness and forestry in Southeast Asia, and how can we turn current risks into future opportunities?
Financing a Green and Inclusive Recovery

Financing a Green and Inclusive Recovery

Uncertainty has arisen from COVID-19 and climate risks, but governments and corporations alike are committed to building back better sustainably and resiliently. Sustainable finance will underpin our recovery through investments in technology, innovation, and research for climate and sustainability solutions.
Harnessing natures innate power to address the climate crisis

Earth Day special – Harnessing nature’s innate power to address the climate crisis

Nature-based solutions can provide up to 37% of the cost-effective carbon dioxide mitigation needed through 2030 to prevent average global temperatures from rising more than 2 degree Celsius above pre-industrial levels
President Biden signs an executive order on the Paris climate agreement

What Biden Re-joining the Paris Agreement Means for Climate Action

On his first day on the job, newly inaugurated President Biden made many significant moves for the environment, including re-joining the Paris Agreement. What does this all mean for sustainability? Amongst other things, we see it as kickstarting the momentum and acceleration towards a low-carbon future.