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An Australian investor group has called for action to align Australia’s energy industry with the wider international market.

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IPCC

Human activity is “unequivocally” the driving force behind climate change, a newly published report from the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change stated in a grim new report published last week. 

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Climate, sector

Investor group launches sector-based net-zero strategy August 6, 2021 Climate Action 100+ this week launched plans for sector-by-sector decarbonisation starting with the steel industry, which is responsible for around 9% of total global emissions. The ‘Global Sector Strategies’ report will inform the actions of each member investor group of the Climate Action 100+. It aims […]

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It may be “some time” before directors face charges for failings on climate risks despite the introduction of new reporting rules in this area, a leading expert has said.

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SEC reviewing decade-old climate disclosure rules

The UK’s pensions watchdog has launched an eight-week consultation to assist trustees in meeting stricter sustainability and governance measures.

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SEC creates new senior climate change role

Not-for-profit sustainability advocacy organization Ceres is urging companies and investors to get behind its campaign for more disclosure on carbon footprints.

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Timeline, Clock, Ticking, Waiting

New rules forcing asset managers and other financial services providers to disclose climate change risks will come into force later this year, the UK regulator has said.

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China energy

China has set targets to reduce its energy-related carbon emissions, but will the energy sector be able to deliver? Minerva has asked Asia Research & Engagement to share their perspective on some recent developments.

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Biden, US

President Joe Biden will order US financial firms to disclose the climate-change risks of their investments, adding to the wave of global regulation on climate and investment. The plan was announced on 7 April by US climate envoy John Kerry. Speaking at an IMF event on climate change, Kerry said the rules would be introduced […]

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Trustees face enforcement action if they fail to comply The Pensions Regulator (TPR) has warned trustees to act to meet new climate change regulations and warned it could take enforcement action against funds that failed to comply with their obligations. The TPR issued its warning alongside its new Climate Change Strategy aimed at driving the […]

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