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GRI is launching a Business Leadership Forum on corporate reporting as a driver for achieving the SDGs. This forum is to commence in March.

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More than 30 world leaders expressed their firm support for climate adaptation action at the international online Climate Adaptation Summit (CAS) 2021, hosted by the Netherlands. During the high-level opening, various concrete initiatives and enhanced ambitions from governments, development banks, institutions and cities were launched to drastically enhance climate adaptation worldwide during the coming decade. […]

Despite overwhelming support for new corporate due diligence rules in the EU Parliament voting will be close.

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A Norwegian firm for technical and safety certificates for Russia's gas pipeline to Germany has abandoned the project due to US sanctions.


The COVID-19 pandemic will be yet another powerful catalyst to increase the financialisation and the power of Big Tech companies. Research on the business models of Alphabet (Google), Apple, Amazon, Facebook, Microsoft, Alibaba and Tencent shows how the 2008 financial crisis already accelerated the trend towards market consolidation. The present crisis is likely to do […]

Massive consumer demand must not cost Amazon staff their health and safety, Amnesty International warned in a new report.

Carbon markets are poised to expand dramatically in 2021 and beyond, driven by a rapid acceleration of corporate climate commitments.

The EU Parliament is headquartered in the French city of Strasbourg, but it has also offices in Luxembourg as well as Brussels

At the start of the German presidency of the EU Council it committed itself to a "fair taxation" agenda. But time is running out.

To avoid destruction, businesses must help the world chart a new course toward an equitable, net-zero-emissions, nature-positive economy.

Europe will breathe a sigh of relief if Donald Trump vacates the White House. But what would Joe Biden bring as president of the USA?

NGOs gave the EU Chemicals Strategy for Sustainability a warm welcome having warned for years that action is needed against a serious and growing threat.

According to a report by Global Energy Monitor, the EU already has twice the gas import capacity it needs. It is still investing in more.

A fossil fuel-backed lobby group has covertly taken charge of an EU flagship proposal to reduce carbon emissions. 

General Electric announced an intent to exit the new build coal power market and focus on developments in wind turbines and other renewable technologies.

Ursula von der Leyen’s first State of the Union address delivered a courageous and hopeful vision for a sustainable future of welfare and wellbeing. 

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