Invert Business Services Weekly Roundup
Invert is focused on providing clients and subscribers up-to-date news on net-zero developments, carbon markets, and how many sectors are evolving to meet climate change goals and ESG requirements.
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Weekly Roundup February 3
California Lawmakers Propose Law Requiring Companies to Disclose Full Value Chain Emissions, The Green Deal Industrial Plan: Putting Europe’s Net-Zero Industry in The Lead, UniCredit to End Financing for New Oil Projects
Weekly Roundup January 27
IFRS Global Sustainability and Climate Reporting Standards to be Released in June, Companies Will Soon Have to Prove That They Really are Taking Climate Action, Under Draft EU Law, ECB Launches New Financed Emissions and Sustainable Finance Indicators to Track Climate Risk, S&P, UNEP Launch Methodology to Measure Companies’ Nature & Biodiversity Risk
Weekly Roundup January 20
97% of Top Execs Expect Climate Change to Impact Company Strategy & Operations, Fed Wants Climate Risk Analysis From 6 Largest U.S. banks by July 31, Climeworks Provides First-Ever Certified Carbon Removal for Microsoft, Shopify and Stripe
Weekly Roundup January 13
FTSE 350 Firms Up Spending on 'Carbon Offsets' in Race to Net Zero, ESG Issues to Increase Credit Risk in 2023: Moody’s, Biden Administration Unveils Strategy to Decarbonize Transportation Sector
Weekly Roundup January 6
Amid ESG backlash, BlackRock Says it Will Not Change its Proxy Voting, MSCI Launching Tools to Identify Companies at Risk on Biodiversity, Deforestation, Bipartisan Bill to Support Farmers and Foresters in the Fight against Climate Change Passes Congress
Weekly Roundup December 23
World Reaches Global Agreement on Biodiversity, IFRS - ISSB Announces Guidance and Reliefs to Support Scope 3 GHG Emission Disclosures, Deal on a More Ambitious Emissions Trading System, Biden-Harris Administration Announces $3.7 Billion to Kick-Start America’s Carbon Dioxide Removal Industry
Weekly Roundup December 16
Fed Releases Climate Risk Management Proposals for Big Banks, EU Strikes Deal on World-First Carbon Border Tariff, European Union Agrees Law to Fight Global Deforestation and Forest Degradation, Companies Overlooking Nature Impacts in Race to Net Zero, World Bank, IETA and Singapore Announce Launch of Climate Action Data Trust
Weekly Roundup December 9
Net-Zero Asset Owner Alliance Outlines Requests for Asset Managers in Private Markets, Australia Regulator Finds Banks Expect to Reduce Exposure to Climate-Risk Affected Industries, Regions, EU Legislators Agree to Price Shipping Emissions
Weekly Roundup December 2
Canada Unveils New Climate Adaptation Strategy with More Than $1-Billion Commitment, Property Catastrophe Reinsurance Rates Likely to Rise by More Than 10% in January Renewals, Commission Proposes Certification of Carbon Removals
Weekly Roundup November 25
CEQ Launches Global Net-Zero Government Initiative, Announces 18 Countries Joining U.S. to Slash Emissions from Government Operations, Canada Joins with Partners to Roll Out the Global Carbon Pricing Challenge, Switzerland Adopts Law Requiring Mandatory Climate Reporting for Public Companies, Banks
Weekly Roundup November 18
G20 Agrees to Pursue Efforts to Limit Temperature Rise to 1.5C, Biden Unveils Rule Requiring Federal Suppliers to Disclose Emissions, Set Climate Targets, Canada Pension Will Sell Firms That Don’t Take ESG Seriously, Vale, Other Large Companies Leading Reforestation Program in Brazil
Weekly Roundup November 11
UN Advisory Panel Calls on Governments to Force Companies to Develop Serious Net-Zero Plans, UK Transition Plan Taskforce launches new ‘gold standard’ for best practice climate transition plans by private sector firms, CDP to incorporate ISSB climate-related disclosure standard into global environmental disclosure platform
Weekly Roundup November 1
ISSB Unanimously Confirms Scope 3 GHG Emissions Disclosure Requirements, Apple Calls on Global Supply Chain to Decarbonize by 2030, $37 Trillion Pressure Group Tells Big Emitters to Meet 1.5°C Goal, Biden 'Social Cost of Carbon' Climate Risk Measure Upheld by U.S. Appeals Court and more.
Weekly Roundup October 21
Climate Action 100+ Net Zero Company Benchmark Shows Continued Progress on Net Zero Commitments is Not Matched by Credible Decarbonisation Strategies, TCFD Update Finds More Companies Providing Climate-Related Disclosure, Driven by Investor Demand, Top 10 Business Risks and Opportunities for Mining and Metals in 2023 and more.
Weekly Roundup September 30
Norway's $1.2 Trillion Wealth Fund Sets Net-Zero Target, More Than 20 Countries Agree to Boost Low-Emission Hydrogen Output by 2030, Uber Has a New Tool to Help Companies Clean Up their Transportation Carbon Footprint and more.
Weekly Roundup September 16
Invert has signed an agreement with BC Biocarbon, a biomass waste conversion company, to supply a stream of BC Biocarbon’s high-quality CO2 Removal Certificates (“CORCS”), verified by Puro.earth.
Weekly Roundup August 26
Verra Publishes VCS Biochar Methodology, US Climate Bill’s Subsidy Bonanza Gives New Allure to Carbon Capture, 'Hydrogen Alliance' Formed as Canada, Germany Sign Agreement on Exports and more.
Weekly Roundup May 27
BNY Mellon Unit Charged by SEC for Misstating ESG Integration of Investment Funds, Biden Administration Launches $3.5 Billion Program To Capture Carbon Pollution From The Air, Federal Suppliers to be Required to Report Carbon Emissions
Weekly Roundup June 3
What You Need to Know About OSFI's New Proposed Climate-Risk Guidelines for Financial Institutions, U.S. SEC Unveils Rules to Ensure ESG Funds Follow Through on Investments, Deutsche Bank Introduces Mandatory ESG Ratings for Suppliers and more.
Weekly Roundup June 10
Asset Managers Commit $16 Trillion of Assets to Net-Zero Target, Financial Community to Engage 40 Canadian Corporate Issuers for Alignment on Net-Zero Transition, Finland Sets World’s most Ambitious Climate Target in Law
Weekly Roundup June 24
Whitehouse and Colleagues Introduce Clean Competition Act, Trudeau Energy Chief Unveils Low-Carbon Industrial Strategy, EU Agrees Deal on Company Disclosures to Combat Greenwashing
Weekly Roundup June 30
Denmark Agrees Corporate Carbon Tax, Teck Tests Carbon Capture Use and Storage at Canadian Operations, Rio Tinto and Corona Canada Pilot Canada’s First Specially-Marked Low Carbon Can
Weekly Roundup July 14
How Microsoft Is Leading The Response To The Climate Crisis, Canada Releases California-Style Fuel Rules to Cut Emissions, US Supreme Court Curbs EPA’s Power to Regulate Greenhouse Gas Emissions
Weekly Roundup July 29
ECB, ESRB Report Finds Climate Shocks Can Spread Quickly Across Banks, Companies, Financial System, The Integrity Council for the Voluntary Carbon Market Launches its Public Consultation for Core Carbon Principles, Jet Zero Strategy: Delivering Net Zero Aviation by 2050
Weekly Roundup August 12
Senate Passes Landmark Bill with Largest-Ever US Climate Investment, Ørsted Extends 100 Per Cent Renewable Electricity Target to all Suppliers, Alibaba Launches Carbon Ledger to Drive Eco-friendly Consumer Behavior, Treasury Department to Create Climate Research Hub
Weekly Roundup August 19
Biden Signs $437 Billion Tax-Climate Bill, Alphabet Deploys $5.7 Billion from Largest-Ever Corporate Sustainability Bond, ACR Updates Program Rules for Tokenization of Carbon Credits, World Bank's IFC Taps Blockchain for Carbon Offsets
Weekly Roundup May 13
Read the Invert Business Services Weekly Roundup for May 13 covering World Could See 1.5ºC of Warming in Next Five Years, WA Proposes Renewable Hydrogen Target for Main Electricity Grid, Anglo American Unveils a Prototype of the World’s Largest Hydrogen Powered Mine Haul Truck and more.
Weekly Roundup May 6
Read the Invert Business Services Weekly Roundup for May 6, covering BlackRock Expects 75% of Company and Government Assets to be Net Zero-Aligned by 2030, Manchin Eyes Tax on Carbon-Intensive Imports in Energy Package, U.S. to Grant $6.4 bln Funding for Projects to Reduce Carbon Emissions and more.
Weekly Roundup April 29
Read the Invert Business Services Weekly Roundup for April 29 covering Britain Moves Ahead with Mandatory Climate Plans for Companies, Sweden Set to be World’s First Country to Target Consumption-Based Emission Cuts, Puro.earth Partners with XPRIZE Carbon Removal to Help Teams Enter the Carbon Markets and more.