Finance pivots from risks to the opportunities of energy transition and decarbonization at COP27

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Huw van Steenis, Vice-Chair, Oliver Wyman The mood at COP27 was subdued. The Ukrainian war, the energy crisis, rampant inflation, summer droughts and the sharp increase in the costs of capital for projects all weighed on investors’ and […]

How circular solutions can boost supply chain resilience and decarbonization

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Neelam Melwani, Senior Manager, Circular Economy and Sustainability, Deloitte LLP COP27 is another crucial milestone in our race to a net-zero world. The past years were marked by companies focusing on addressing direct emissions from company-owned and controlled […]

What is ‘Phase Down Finance’ and why it’s better than divestment to achieve decarbonization

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Emily Tyler, Climate Policy Lead, Meridian Economics & Celeste Renaud, Analyst, Meridian Economics Divestment from emitting assets doesn’t necessarily lead to their closure, leaving a gap in low carbon investment strategies. Phase Down Finance can assist in managing […]

How local banking can help champion decarbonization in emerging markets

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Milagros Rivas Saiz, Chief of Advisory Services, Interamerican Development Bank Group, Ayla Majid, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Planetive & Michael Hayes, Global Head, Renewables, KPMG Emerging markets need $1 trillion a year to transition to net-zero. Clean-energy […]

The real economy is not a side event in the global decarbonization effort

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Faustine Delasalle, Co-Executive Director, Mission Possible Partnership and Director, Energy Transitions Commission & Anthony Robert Hobley, Co-Executive Director, Mission Possible Partnership and an Executive Fellow, WEF, World Economic Forum The real economy needs to be at the centre […]

A new report outlines the shipping industry’s plans for decarbonization

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Huibert Vigeveno, Downstream Director, Shell The shipping sector must cut its carbon emissions if we are to meet the Paris Agreement’s climate change targets. A new report, based on interviews with leading figures from the sector, outlines 12 […]