Knowledge exchange initiatives between different projects can enhance engagement in ecological restoration and rehabilitation initiatives, according to research in South Africa by the ESRC Centre for Climate Change Economics and Policy (CCCEP), the ESRC Impact Acceleration Account (IAA) project awarded to the University of Leeds, and the Leeds Social Sciences Institute, as published in a […]
This policy brief reviews the attention given to a crucial aspect of climate change action – the just transition – at the COP26 climate summit and the priorities that lie ahead for 2022.
Counting carbon or counting coal? Anchoring climate governance in fossil fuel-based accountability frameworks
This analysis explores schemes for the monitoring, reporting and verification of fossil fuels, and points to a hybrid fossil fuel-based accountability framework that accounts for infrastructure and production volumes. Such transparency would provide opportunities for democratic oversight of climate governance efforts and channels to hold states accountable for their climate performance.
Launch of From the Grand to the Granular: Translating Just Transition Ambitions into Investor Action
This event features a presentation of the ‘From the Grand to the Granular’ report findings – followed by a panel discussion on just transition investor action and questions from the audience.
This report sets out a framework of just transition expectations that investors can use in conducting due diligence and assessments of companies, engaging with portfolio holdings and allocating capital. The framework is based on international standards and emerging practice and is applied to five companies in the European electric utilities sector.
Investors should expect businesses to create ‘just transition’ strategies for their action on climate change
LONDON Investors need to lay out their expectations for how businesses should achieve a just transition to a net-zero and…
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Out of the window? Green monetary policy in China: window guidance and the promotion of sustainable lending and investment
Investigating the use of the green monetary policy tool ‘window guidance’ in China, the authors draw lessons for the design of green finance policies for other countries that seek to enhance sustainable finance and mitigate climate change and related risks.
A webinar discussion with Dr Rory Sullivan and Professor Andy Gouldson, authors of Climate Change and the Governance of Corporations: Lessons from the Retail Sector. With expert insights from: Clare Richards (Church of England Pensions Board) Helena Viñes Fiestas (BNP Paribas Asset Management) Hugh Wheelan (Responsible Investor) Mike Barry (mikebarryeco and previously Marks & Spencer) Register […]
Climate change represents the most important environmental challenge of our time. Organisations are responding by implementing governance processes and taking action to reduce their own emissions and the emissions from their supply chains and value chains. Yet very little is known about how these efforts contribute to reducing greenhouse gas emissions (if, indeed, they make […]