According to the IPCC report from Working Group I, global warming is expected to drive rising sea levels, and lead to more frequent extreme precipitation events that will intensify the risk of coastal, river and pluvial floods. Victoria Naipal, climate scientist and risk expert at EcoAct, discusses the latest knowledge of exposure and impacts of […]
EcoAct Senior Consultant, Lau Tambjerg explains how Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) can work at an organisational level to add business value and aid the transition to net-zero. So far, more than of 70 countries have committed to the ambition of net-zero carbon emissions. In addition, at the time of writing 2940 companies have committed to […]
Thank you to everyone who attended our webinar on climate risk assessment & adaptation strategies, organised on April 5th 2022 as part of CDP’s Bitesize Sustainability Webinar Series for Gold Accredited Solutions Providers. During the event, we received a number of questions – in this post, we respond to these questions and provide further information […]
Despite a very difficult year, the number of companies disclosing to CDP and our own client A-list has risen again. This morning CDP released the scores for the 2020 round of disclosures. Out of 9,617 companies disclosing, 270 have achieved a Leadership A-list ranking for the Climate Change Questionnaire, including our own parent company, Atos. […]
EcoAct launches new Nature-Based Solutions unit focused on climate change, ecosystems and communities.
What do we mean by Nature-Based Solutions? Nature-Based Solutions (NBS) are ways to address challenges such as climate change, access to water, social and economic development and disaster risk that put nature and people are the heart of the solution. The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) defines nature-based solutions as “actions to protect, […]
In the sustainability world we are not light on research and findings. It’s often hard to keep up and harder still to find time to read them all. So, we have summarised some of the most significant reports on the state of climate and sustainability to provide a snapshot of developments in the industry in […]
Hermes EOS is a leading stewardship provider with a focus on achieving positive change. Their dedicated team of engagement and voting specialists enable pension funds and other longer-term institutional investors to achieve their fiduciary responsibilities and be more active owners of companies. They work on behalf of investors from 12 countries who entrust them with […]
After last-minute discussions saw the extension of negotiations in Katowice, Poland, COP24 finally came to a close before the Christmas break. Three years after the signing of the Paris Agreement, which was a turning point in the fight against climate change and provided hope for climate action, COP 24 was supposed to be the pivotal […]
Our new report published today finds that companies across the Dow 30 index are responding to shareholders demands to see climate risk assessed as part of company governance.