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26-Jul-2021

France passes climate law, critics say it falls short

France passed a wide-ranging law to tackle climate change, creating a raft of bans, incentives and quotas on transportation, housing and consumption, despite criticism from environmental groups.

26-Jul-2021

UK construction industry sets out framework to net zero

The framework sets out headline commitments for carbon reduction at a sector level, along with a series of measures and metrics to track progress.

26-Jul-2021

Capgemini joins EV100

Alongside the fleet transition, is committed to switching to 100% renewable electricity for its operations by 2025 as part of its RE100 commitment.

26-Jul-2021

CEA prices rise to ¥57, volumes fall to 729,000t

Prices in China’s national emission trading scheme (ETS) rose by over 10pc in the first full week of trading, although volumes fell back from early highs.

26-Jul-2021

Generate Capital raises $2b for sustainable infrastructure

Green infrastructure investment firm Generate Capital has raised $2b in fresh funding amid a boom in clean-energy projects.

26-Jul-2021

Aveva to commit to net zero by 2050

UK tech giant Aveva revealed that it has become the 47th FTSE 100 firm to commit to the UN’s pledge to eliminate carbon emissions by 2050.

26-Jul-2021

Zurich UK switches $1b investments to new ESG benchmark

Zurich Insurance UK has transferred nearly $1b of its investment portfolio into a new ESG benchmark.

26-Jul-2021

Israel approves plan to slash carbon emissions by 2050

Israel’s government unanimously approved a plan to drastically reduce carbon emissions by 2050.

26-Jul-2021

China to add 55-65 GW of solar power capacity in 2021

China is expected to add up to 65 GW of solar power capacity in 2021, its solar manufacturing association said, taking total solar installations beyond 300 GW.

26-Jul-2021

Japan boosts renewable energy target for 2030 energy

The industry ministry’s policy draft released says renewables should account for 36 to 38% of power supplies in 2030, double the level of 18% in 2020.

26-Jul-2021

New EU Forest Strategy for 2030

As part of the Fit for 55 package, the Forest Strategy acknowledges the importance of large, healthy, and more diverse forests for carbon storage.

26-Jul-2021

US Democrats propose carbon emissions border tax

US Democrats unveiled legislation that would levy a fee on imported carbon-intensive goods, including steel and aluminum, following in the EU’s footsteps.

26-Jul-2021

G20 ministers fail to agree tougher climate goals

Following the discussions in Naples, several countries rejected the idea of committing to keeping global warming below 1.5 degrees Celsius.

26-Jul-2021

EU ESG assets shrunk by $2t after compliance tightening

The European ESG market shrunk by $2 trillion over the past two years as the industry grows more compliant , new analysis finds.

26-Jul-2021

Aviva announces new Climate Transition Real Assets Fund

The fund will aim to provide investor groups with access to climate-focused solutions across the breadth of the European Real Assets universe – principally direct real estate, infrastructure and forestry assets.

26-Jul-2021

HeidelbergCement joins Race to Zero

German building material company HeidelbergCement signed up for the Race to Zero and pledged to be carbon neutral by 2050.

26-Jul-2021

Indonesia sets eyes on becoming geothermal superpower

In a push to become the world’s geothermal powerhouse, Indonesia aims to install 8 GW of geothermal capacity by 2030, up from about 2.1 GW currently.

26-Jul-2021

Bank of Russia advises companies to disclose ESG agenda

Russia’s central bank has advised domestic companies to disclose their ESG agenda and evaluate related risks.

26-Jul-2021

SKF, Catalent, Heidelberg join Race to Zero

HeidelbergCement (Germany – materials), Catalent Pharma Solutions (US – pharmaceutical) and SKF (Sweden – manufacturing) have joined the Business Ambition for 1.5°C campaign

26-Jul-2021

CORSIA prices press higher, analyst predicts 2bt demand

CORSIA-grade offset values stretched all-time highs this week, while an analyst said yearly demand for voluntary emissions reductions (VERs) could eventually top out near the 2 billion-tonne mark.

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