Representatives from nearly 200 countries agreed at the COP28 climate summit to begin reducing global consumption of fossil fuels to avert the worst of climate change, signaling the eventual end of the oil age. The deal struck in Dubai after two weeks of hard-fought negotiations, and was meant to send a powerful message to investors and policy-makers that the world is united in its desire to break with fossil fuels. Read More
A week into COP28, it was clear that the climate summit represents a major moment for transforming food systems. Action on food and agriculture has long stood in the shadows of climate negotiations despite accounting for a third of global emissions and being highly vulnerable to climate shocks. This year, a series of global policy commitments, finance announcements and industry coalitions are elevating the topic to a new level. Read More
A provisional agreement has been reached between the European Parliament and the Council to reduce energy consumption and emissions in buildings across the European Union. Buildings in the EU account for roughly 40% of total emissions, the agreement specifically includes measures that will help EU governments boost the structural energy performance of buildings and put the worst-performing buildings in the spotlight. Read More
GLOBAL ESG REPORTING TRENDS: CDP, CSRD, ISSB, AND MORE
In our latest webinar, we discussed upcoming changes for CDP in 2024, the latest updates on the SEC's proposed ruling on climate change, priority items for companies in this rapidly evolving regulatory environment, and more! Get instant access to the webinar recording below to help prepare your company for the future of ESG reporting.