ESG: Top Stories
Credit Suisse’s chief sustainability officer is full of good cheer but is no ESG ideologue. She fills the room with warmth and energy but is at heart at hard-nosed investment banker who sees a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to guide clients to a more sustainable future.
A year after launch, the Taskforce on Scaling Voluntary Carbon Markets is close to setting standards for a murky market. Board member Chris Leeds discusses the journey so far, the challenges ahead and the opportunities that standardization could create for banks.
China unveiled a plan for its first national parks on Friday, the final day of the COP15 conference in Kunming. It reveals the weight of Party concerns about pollution and biodiversity fragmentation, and their impact on political stability.