How the Gulf states are using tech to build net-zero and future-fit manufacturing industries

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Ahmed Sultan, Executive Director – International Offices & Business Development (Manufacturing, Transport & Logistics), Bahrain Economic Development Board Sustained, robust and cooperative action on climate change has never been more important. There is international scientific consensus on the […]

These emerging economies are poised to lead shipping’s net-zero transition

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Margi Van Gogh, Head of Supply Chain and Transport, World Economic Forum, Ingrid Sidenvall Jegou, Project Director, Global Maritime Forum, Digital Editor, Public Engagement, World Economic Forum The International Maritime Organization is set to revise its target related […]

Could cities hold the key to accelerating net-zero progress?

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Don McLean, Founder & CEO, Integrated Environmental Solutions According to a new report some of the world’s leading corporations do not have realistic sustainability goals and policies. Digital twin technology is able to provide accurate reporting data to […]

Green finance can bolster India’s transition to net-zero. Here’s how

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Amitabh Chaudhry, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Axis Bank The effects of climate change are causing damage to the environment and disrupting economies around the world. India is committed to achieving net-zero emissions by 2070 but its […]

COP26: 5 leaders from tough-to-decarbonize industries explain how to get to net-zero

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Gayle Markovitz, Partnerships Editor, World Economic Forum Energy and power providers, infrastructure, chemicals and cement are some of the toughest sectors to decarbonize – but they are critical to meeting Paris Agreement targets. The use of green technology […]

COP26, getting to net-zero: How clean electrification can be crowdsourced by digitalizing the grid

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Amina Hamidi, Chief Technology Officer, Electrification, ABB & Philip New, Chief Executive Officer, Energy Systems Catapult As we head towards COP26, clean electrification would get us three-fourths of the way to net zero. Digitalization offers the chance to […]

9 steps to bridging the net-zero funding gap

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Guy Miller, Chief Market Strategist and Head of Macroeconomics, Zurich Insurance Group There are ways to generate scalable investments that enhance returns while providing the funding required for the green transition. All parts of society will be required […]

How the palm oil industry is transitioning to net-zero

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Hong Wai Onn, Chartered Chemical Engineer, Author Palm oil is often associated with deforestation and greenhouse gas emissions, but with global demand for vegetable oil growing, it could be a sustainable solution. Cultivating palm oil brings a high […]

These are the breakthroughs we need to achieve a net-zero world

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Anthony Robert Hobley, Co-Executive Director, Mission Possible Partnership and an Executive Fellow, WEF, World Economic Forum & Nigel Topping, High-Level Climate Action Champion, COP26 High Level Climate Champions Most net-zero commitments are due by the 2040s but the […]

The race to net-zero is on. This is how we can cross the finish line

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Justin Adams, Executive Director, Tropical Forest Alliance, World Economic Forum & Gonzalo Muñoz, Conference of the Parties (COP) Champion for Chile, COP25 High Level Climate Champions Nature can play a fundamental role in achieving net-zero, with the capacity […]

How nature can help carbon-intensive companies meet their net-zero commitments

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Michael B. Jenkins, President and Chief Executive Officer, Forest Trends For hard-to-abate sectors like transport, energy and aviation, tropical forests are a key tool for setting and following through on ambitious net-zero climate commitments. The new LEAF Coalition […]

How symbiosis can help industrial clusters reach net-zero

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Peter Laybourn, Founder and Chief Executive, International Synergies Limited Industrial symbiosis keeps valuable resources in use for as long as possible by identifying cross-sectoral business opportunities for utilising them. It can play a big role in helping industrial […]

Who’s promised net-zero, and who looks likely to get there?

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Johnny Wood, Senior Writer, Formative Content The Net Zero Challenge report calls for more action to limit global warming. Just 67 countries and eight US states have a net-zero ambition. Even fewer have sufficient policies and legislation in […]