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“The Accountants Are Taking Over” In The Oil & Gas Industry

May 22nd, 2018 | by Guest Contributor

Most energy companies today report on their climate, environmental, and social impacts. In the EU, they are even legally obliged to do so. But how transparent are these reports? How can they be compared? And how will they be used by investors and policymakers? Clare Taylor spoke to a number of experts and learned that energy companies are increasingly under pressure to improve their non-financial reporting – and that there is more legislation to come. Meanwhile, one NGO is working on a global benchmark. “The accountants are taking over.”


World’s Foremost Central Banks Discuss Carbon Bubble & Divestment

April 8th, 2018 | by Rogier van Rooij

What risks does climate change pose to the stability of financial institutions? What role can and should supervisors play in mitigating these risks? These increasingly pressing questions were topics of discussion in Amsterdam on Friday, where 200 central bankers and financial supervisors from over 30 countries gathered during the first ever International Climate Risk Conference


No Time Toulouse

February 13th, 2016 | by Dr. Elie Chachoua

For the past few decades, the simple message “no time to lose” has fallen on deaf ears, leaving many of [&hellip



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