Deja Vu: Emissions Reporting Looks a Lot Like SOX

Deja Vu: Emissions Reporting Looks a Lot Like SOX

In the past month there have been a stream of announcements that will shape how businesses report emissions for the next decade. While the pace has been a bit breathless, the announcements now weave into a coherent whole. Emissions reporting is no longer a silo of...
COP27: The Simple Numbers That Are Driving the Agenda

COP27: The Simple Numbers That Are Driving the Agenda

This week COP27, the global meeting of governments to address climate change, is meeting in Egypt. The agenda is expected to be focused on urgency, climate finance and adaptation. Here are the stark, simple numbers that set the agenda: Population Global Share of...
The Emissions Data Tsunami Hit This Week

The Emissions Data Tsunami Hit This Week

Some weeks change everything. There is plenty of yammering out there on how emissions reporting can be done, and how the GHG Protocols are organized. But while no one was really looking, a series of announcements in Europe turned the spotlight to emissions data. The...
The Clean $1 Trillion

The Clean $1 Trillion

In 2009, the US Congress passed the American Rescue and Recovery Act (ARRA) in response to the Great Recession. It contained $90 billion for clean energy measures. Today, clean energy measures in a series of bills passed by the U.S. Congress sum up to more than $1...
How to Close the Climate Disclosure Disconnect

How to Close the Climate Disclosure Disconnect

EY’s sustainability team just released a new survey of 1500 companies in 47 countries. A short table succinctly summarizes the results: The Disconnect between Climate Disclosure Reporting and Credible Reduction Plans Summary of EY’s survey of 1500 companies, October...