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G20 formally considers carbon pricing

G20 countries have been working towards establishing closer international coordination on climate action, and for the first time, presented carbon pricing as an option to curb global carbon emissions. 


HK launches Centre for Green and Sustainable Finance

Hong Kong’s Green and Sustainable Finance Cross-Agency Steering Group announced new steps to bolster the city’s sustainable finance strategy.


BOJ unveils climate scheme plan

The Bank of Japan laid out a new climate action funding scheme, and a plan to start buying green bonds using its small pool of foreign reserves.


Elsevier commits to net zero carbon emissions by 2040

Publisher Elsevier has committed to producing net zero carbon emissions by 2040, after signing the Climate Pledge with its parent company RELX. 


Inditex pulls forward net zero target to 2040

Fashion giant Inditex, which owns brands including Zara, has announced that it has brought forward its net zero target forward by a decade to 2040.


Go-Ahead commits to net zero

Transport group Go-Ahead is aiming to achieve a fully decarbonised rail fleet by 2035, and to switch its 5 000-strong UK bus fleet to zero emission vehicles.


Vauxhall car fleet to be all-electric by 2028

Car manufacturer Vauxhall have now mapped out their road to carbon zero by announcing that their range of cars will be fully electric by 2028.


Prysmian Group accelerates sustainability commitments

Energy and telecom cable systems provider Prysmian Group announced new Social Ambition targets to sit alongside multiple net zero commitments.


PIC commits to net zero, including investment portfolio

The Pension Insurance Corporation (PIC) is set to achieve net zero across its £50b investment portfolio by 2050, among other emission targets.


General Electric pledges net zero across its products

General Electric (GE) has announced it is aiming to reach net zero emissions by 2050 across the end use of all the equipment it sells, which currently includes jet engines, thermal power plant turbines, and wind turbines.


UN global biodiversity framework to be set through 2030

The UN Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) Secretariat has released the first official draft of a new Global Biodiversity Framework.


LG Chem to invest $5.2b in battery materials through 2025

South Korea’s LG Chem has earmarked ₩6t ($5.2 b) over the next four years to build out its battery materials business.


China ETS tops 210m yuan in first-day trading

China’s national carbon market made its debut on Friday with a turnover of 210 million yuan for carbon dioxide emissions on the first day.


Developing nations demand next climate finance goal

Developing countries have called on rich nations to provide at least $100b a year in public finance to help them tackle climate change, ahead of COP26. 


SBTi to accept 1.5 °C-aligned targets only

The Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) announced the launch of a renewed strategy. In particular, it will soon only accept targets aligned with its 1.5°C ambition.


Ceres report: U.S. companies shy from climate lobbying

Although 92% of S&P 100 companies have committed to reducing their own emissions, only 40% are actively engaging lawmakers on the issue.


US reconciliation package to include several climate priorities left out of bipartisan framework

The $3.5t budget proposal being put together by US Senate Democrats will include a clean electricity standard, clean energy and vehicle tax credits and a civilian climate corps.


Microsoft pledges to net zero data centers by 2030

Microsoft said that it will work to power all its offices and data centers around the world with carbon-free energy 100 percent of the time by 2030.


EU launches green deal plans

The EU unveiled sweeping climate proposals spanning tighter curbs on industrial pollution, higher renewable energy targets, and reforestation.


Hong Kong eyes carbon market opportunities

Regulators in Hong Kong have launched a task force to study the feasibility of developing the city state into a regional carbon trading hub.

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