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Responsible public policy

Many companies have significant influence over national and international policymaking on climate change - and this will extend to government positions at the December 2015 UN climate change conference in Paris.  The challenge is that this is conducted responsibly: with companies advocating strong action by governments on climate change rather than lobbying against it - either directly, or indirectly through business associations.

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1 April 2019

Open letter urges EU Parliament to end fossil fuel infrastructure investment to meet reduction in greenhouse gases

Author: Jurist

"European Parliament urged to end fossil fuel infrastructure investment", 27 March 2019...

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24 July 2019

200 CEOs call on new EU leaders to work with business to drive climate action & pursuit of SDGs

Author: Sustainable Brands

"200 CEOs Call on New EU Leaders for Sustainable Europe by 2030", 23 July 2019...

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9 August 2019

European Investment Bank announces new draft policy pledging to end all funding for fossil fuel projects by 2020

Author: Joe Ware and Katherine Kramer, Eco-Business

"European Investment Bank makes a big shift away from oil and gas", 5 August 2019...

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12 August 2019

German Environment Minister to cut USD 40 million in aid to Brazil over increased deforestation of the Amazon

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27 August 2019

Commentary: Corporations & financial institutions that support agribusiness in the Amazon contribute to deforestation & destruction

Author: Leila Salazar-López, Lindsey Allen, Common Dreams

"We are facing a global emergency in the Amazon. Here's what we can do." 27 Aug 2019...

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4 September 2019

Danish pension fund blacklists 10 oil companies over failure to adapt long-term business models to Paris Agreement goals

Author: Rachel Fixsen, Investment & Pensions Europe

The Danish pension fund for academics, MP Pension, has blacklisted 10 of the world’s largest oil firms, a decision that will mean divesting DKK644m (€86m) of stocks....

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23 September 2019

MEPs call on incoming EU Commission to advance mandatory due diligence legislation under Green Deal

Author: Karen Melchior and Lara Wolters, The Parliament Magazine

"A Clean Green Deal", 23 September 2019...

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7 October 2019

UK supermarkets admit they cannot guarantee their supply chains are free of soya linked to deforestation despite commitments made

Author: Anna Sophie Gross, Uki Goñi and Bibi van der Zee, The Guardian

"Tesco and M&S likely to have soya linked to deforestation in supply chains", 5 Oct 2019...

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18 November 2019

European Investment Bank launches new climate strategy & energy lending policy including divestment from fossil fuels

On 14 November 2019, the board of the European Investment Bank agreed on a new energy lending policy and strategy for climate action and enviornmental stability. The decision was informed by an open review process which involved intensive stakeholder...

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25 November 2019

UK: Companies failing to act on climate change to be delisted from London stock exchange under Labour plans

Author: Rob Merrick, Deputy Political Editor

"Climate change: Firms failing to tackle crisis will be delisted from stock exchange, Labour says", 19 Nov 2019...

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