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Feb
26

Getting to grips with climate and environmental risk in utilities

In recent years we have seen the rapid rise of climate risk as a major focus for companies across the economy, with sustainability and wider environmental risks such as those around biodiversity increasingly treated as growing and even existential concerns for investors – from outgoing Bank of England Governor Mark Carney's warning that companies m...
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Dec
02

Purposeful business – a major contribution from the British Academy. But what does it mean for climate change?

​ Over the last year, debate on the future of capitalism and 'inclusive capitalism' has taken off. A focus on corporate purpose has been at the heart. What this actually means and how to embed purpose in a meaningful way – so this doesn't just lead to CSR 'purpose-wash' – occupies many column inches. Last week the British Academy released its groun...
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Sep
16

What should a UK citizens' assembly on climate change and net zero look like?

The decision in June by six parliamentary select committees to establish a citizens' assembly on combatting climate change and achieving net zero emissions by 2050 is a hugely welcome one. Parliament's commitment to explore deliberative, democratic options for decision-making around decarbonisation is very much in keeping with Pillar 3 of Sustainab...
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