Businesses are out of step on biodiversity

Businesses are out of step on biodiversity as the world sets landmark targets to address the issue.

Nations agreed to protect a third of the planet for nature by 2030 at December 2022’s COP15 UN biodiversity summit in Montreal, Read more

ESG disclosure needs more detail

ESG disclosure by US fund managers needs more detail if it is to be meaningful, according to market insight consultancy Util.

It said managers using the UN Sustainable Development Goals must report on the Environment, Social and Governance Read more

Green adverts must consider full environmental impact

Green adverts must consider the full environmental impact of the products they describe following recent rulings by the UK’s Advertising Standards Authority (ASA).

In a ruling against the supermarket Tesco, ASA said it accepted that eating plant-based foods Read more

UK Government’s third climate report urges more action

The UK Government’s third climate report urged more action in eight key risk areas. In its most recent five-year assessment, it said even low warming scenarios could cost £1 billion per year to the economy.

“The UK will be Read more

Pandemic risks creating economic winners and losers

The pandemic risks creating economic winners and losers and will stunt progress on climate action over the next five years, the World Economic Forum (WEF) said.

In particular, vaccine inequality will make economic recover uneven globally, which threatens Read more

Data centres facing longer-term cooling challenges

The growth of data centres to process exponential volumes of traffic mean that those facilities are facing longer-term cooling challenges, according to a recent report by Aggreko the energy business.

Its report – Mission Critical – says that while Read more

Risk managers should focus more on complex risks

While organisations have become much better at understanding how to mitigate conventional risk,  risk managers and their enterprises should focus more on complex risks, according to the World Economic Forum (WEF).

“Humanity has become remarkably adept at understanding how Read more