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Task Force on Climate-Related Financial Disclosures Crosses 1.000 Supporter Mark

The Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) has announced that it has officially reached more than 1,000 supporters globally for its recommendations, signifying a major shift among market participants in acknowledging that climate change presents a financial risk. Together, the private sector organizations that are supporters have a market

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Task Force on Climate-Related Financial Disclosures Crosses 1.000 Supporter Mark

 The Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) has announced that it has officially reached more than 1,000 supporters globally for its recommendations, signifying a major shift among market participants in acknowledging that climate change presents a financial risk. Together, the private sector organizations that are supporters have a market

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New guidance brings clarity on non-financial assurance

 The World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) and the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) launched guidance on non-financial assurance. The publication is designed to demystify common misconceptions about assurance and help users procure fit-for-purpose assurance services.   Independent assurance can enhance credibility and trust in information found in

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New report highlights practical steps that businesses can take to enhance climate resilience

The World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) has launched a new report entitled Business Climate Resilience – thriving through the transformation. The report provides a guide for business to build resilience by developing enhanced adaptive capacity to the impacts of climate change, to better manage associated risks and seize opportunities.

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GWEC and World Bank host intergovernmental delegation for the next chapter of offshore wind in emerging markets

 GWEC, in partnership with the World Bank Group, held the first intergovernmental forum for emerging markets with strong offshore wind potential in London this week. The forum brought together governments, commercial developers, development partners and wind energy experts from developing countries in order to realise the offshore wind potential in

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ILO warns that increase in heat stress predicted to bring productivity loss equivalent to 80 million jobs

An increase in heat stress resulting from global warming is projected to lead to global productivity losses equivalent to 80 million full-time jobs in the year 2030, according to a new report from the International Labour Organization (ILO).  Projections based on a global temperature rise of 1.5°C by the end of

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