Week in Impact

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A weekly roundup of the latest news at the intersection of sustainable finance and tech.
Created 11 Jun 2021
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  • Zero net-zero initiatives initiative?
    10 Nov 2021 • 3 min read • 7 1
    Subscribe now View from the top 🌍 COP26 has heralded landmark international deals on coal, deforestation, methane and fossil fuel financing. Over $130T of private market capital has been earmarked fo...
  • Good COP/Bad COP
    04 Nov 2021 • 3 min read • 4 1
    Share View from the top 🌐 It’s COP26’s ‘Business and Finance’ day, which, according to the FT, will be pivotal after two days of disappointing government (in)action. Starting with a bang, Mark Carney...
  • Aramco + Tesla have an identity problem
    27 Oct 2021 • 4 min read • 4 0
    Subscribe now View from the top 📃 A leaked document shows a number of oil, coal and meat producing countries lobbied to change a key report on climate action. Saudi Arabia, Japan and Australia are am...
  • Policy must move fast and fix things
    20 Oct 2021 • 5 min read • 6 0
    Subscribe now View from the top 🗽 The Biden administration has unveiled a strategy to “measure, disclose, manage and mitigate the [financial and economic] systemic risks climate change poses.” Congre...
  • No wealth without [eco]health
    13 Oct 2021 • 5 min read • 3 0
    Subscribe now View from the top 🌐 A “whole-of-financial-system” approach is needed to mitigate the risks posed by biodiversity loss, according to an NGFS report, which provided guidance for central b...
  • Greenflation exposes ‘extra-financial’ myth
    05 Oct 2021 • 6 min read • 4 0
    Subscribe now View from the top 📰 How SDG-aligned are ESG funds? In our latest report, we put them to the test. As reported in the FT: “Thanks to insufficient ratings and data, sustainable funds do l...
  • How climate friendly is your capital?
    23 Sep 2021 • 3 min read • 4 0
    Subscribe now View from the top 💸 Winter is coming, and soaring gas prices—455% in 12 months—are creating a headache for leaders trying to balance national needs and emissions targets. Good news for ...
  • ESG's double-hedged sword
    15 Sep 2021 • 6 min read • 5 0
    Subscribe now View from the top 📉 Short your way to net zero? Why not, says AQR. By shorting high-emission companies, investors can subtract negative contributions from portfolios… and crowd out oil ...
  • The KIIDs are not alright
    06 Sep 2021 • 4 min read • 2 0
    Subscribe now View from the top 🚨 Post-DWS probe, asset managers fear exaggerated claims about sustainable investments (read: greenwashing) will become a “miss-selling scandal,” reports the FT, as po...
  • Is it time for ESG to grow up?
    24 Aug 2021 • 3 min read • 3 0
    Subscribe now View from the top 📣 Ex-BlackRock sustainability CIO Tariq Fancy published a three-part essay taking down ESG. TL;DR: Finance will always go for profit over purpose. ESG is more than a p...
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