In the final episode in this series, Marjella Lecourt-Alma, of ESG risk management specialist Datamaran, explains why she gave COP26 a miss, what she expects to be the main drivers of climate action next year, and why the quest for perfect data is a distraction from the transition challenges ahead.
As COP26 winds up, Euromoney looks at how a big reduction in fossil-fuel consumption might impact the currencies of the world’s leading coal and oil exporters.
James Close, head of climate change at NatWest, looks at how the endgame might play out in Glasgow, what promises of a net-zero finance centre in London will mean in practice and the opportunities from creating credible carbon markets.
Under its ambitious president, the five-year-old Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank has developed into an outfit with its own distinct personality and ambitions. Jin Liqun sits down with Euromoney to discuss climate financing, private-sector capital and why a post-Covid 'normal' is least two years away.
Marisa Drew, Credit Suisse's chief sustainability officer, had a busy week ahead at the UN Climate Change conference in Glasgow. But she found time to tell Euromoney about her hopes for COP26, how banks and corporates can change, and the benefits of sticky capital.
Standard Chartered’s CEO discusses COP26, climate finance in emerging markets, the need for consistent ESG data, and the challenges of creating high-integrity carbon markets.
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