While important strides were made—built on robust action and negotiation agendas—plenty of critical work remains in realizing the ambitions and vision set forth at the conference. Our latest Executive Perspectives issue explores what was accomplished at COP28, the challenges that remain, and the important momentum that must be sustained to achieve a more sustainable future.
Export industries in developing nations are ill prepared for ESG-linked regulations issued by Brussels. Without urgent action, many companies risk being shut out of key markets.
Our guide to the UK’s Transition Plan Taskforce (TPT) Disclosure Framework outlines why businesses should complete transition plans now and the five key factors of success.
The EU Commission just published a proposal for a Green Claims Directive that aims to create a harmonised set of rules on the substantiation and communication of green claims.
AI has huge potential to mitigate emissions, build resilience, and unlock breakthroughs in climate science. How can leaders maximize its benefits while minimizing its risks?
In the global transition to green technologies at scale, the need for speed is urgent—and ecosystems will play a critical role.
Hamid Maher explains the importance of AI when tackling climate change, helping decision-makers take action by forecasting both immediate and long-term hazards. This content was paid for by Boston Consulting Group and produced in partnership with the Financial Times Commercial department.
Don’t underestimate the speed of technological change. Act now to use both new and existing technologies for decarbonization—while driving growth.
M&A and investment decision makers must consider the integral connection between a company's sustainability practices and its future performance.
The imperative for adaptation and resilience investment has always been clear. Now, finally, so is the business case.
Financial institutions have a major business opportunity in social impact. A global BCG survey reveals what’s standing in their way—and how they can up their game.
In the face of a large and persistent shortfall in investment, companies and their stakeholders must take several key steps to drive the energy transition forward.
Companies will soon need to comprehensively report on their impact and dependence on nature.
New research shows that transitioning to an energy system powered by renewables would be far better for the planet than business as usual.
The global supply of freshwater is in crisis, due to expanding demand and the disruptions of climate change. But new ideas and technologies point to solutions.
The world is in the midst of the sixth mass extinction. Business is contributing the decline of the natural world—but it can also help turn the tide.
Biogas pathway fuels offer the maritime shipping industry the best near-term low-carbon option, and could play a major role in its long-term decarbonization.
This year’s Telco Sustainability Index shows that the industry is making progress toward achieving its environmental sustainability goals—and helping customers reach their own.
As the auto industry continues the transformation to electric vehicles, embracing the EV battery recycling wave has become a strategic imperative.
The time for urgent adaptation and resilience efforts for the world’s land transport infrastructure is now.
The hard realities of climate change are driving rapid technological progress–and growing market demand—for systems that permanently remove CO2 from the atmosphere.
To mitigate climate risks, companies first need to translate them into quantifiable business impacts. Advanced analytics and artificial intelligence tools can get the job done.
An internal carbon price that puts a monetary value on emissions is the most effective way for companies to meet their decarbonization goals.
By adhering to a simple six-step process, business can systematically manage ESG risks in global supply chains. Doing so will also embed ESG into the heart of operating models.