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Connecting the SBTi with the TCFD

Posted by Marientina Laina on 30-Apr-2018 11:29:17

SBT and TCFD are two acronyms that are here to stay. The new buzz words in sustainability, they are Science-Based Targets and the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures respectively. Here we explore how these two growing initiatives are connected and what this means in practical terms for businesses and investors.

The SBT initiative (SBTi) was established by the World Resources Institute (WRI), CDP, the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) and the UN Global Compact (UNGC). It asks companies to publicly commit to setting carbon emission reduction targets that are in line with climate science. So far, 390 companies across different sectors have committed to do so and over one hundred companies already have their targets validated by the SBTi.

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Topics: Science based targets, Taskforce on Climate-Related Financial Disclosures

Top ten takeaways: The world energy outlook

Posted by Marientina Laina on 05-Apr-2018 10:31:17

We recently attended Fatih Birol’s presentation in advance of the International Energy Agency’s (IEA) first publication of the Global Energy and CO₂ Status Report. Their flagship publication, World Energy Outlook, was published in November 2017.

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Topics: International Energy Association, energy, IEA

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