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As one of the world’s biggest economic sectors, banks should play a leading role in the mitigation and adaptation actions needed to stop global warming. But a new report presented on 9 January by CERES, a US-based coalition of investors and environmental groups, shows that the banking sector’s climate actions to date are only “the… » read more

Posted by Willy De Backer

According to the fifth annual Carbon Disclosure Project report, computer maker Hewlett-Packard, Spanish utility company Iberdrola and English mining giant Rio Tinto are the world’s business leaders in reporting on their climate change exposure. The Carbon Disclosure Project is a cooperation of over 300 institutional investors who evaluate the risks companies face as a result… » read more

Posted by Willy De Backer

Since it launched its Ecomagination campaign in May 2005, General Electric (GE) has managed to catapult itself on to the list of forward-thinking “green” corporate giants. So when Lorraine Bolsinger, GE’s Mrs. Ecomagination herself visited Brussels this week, it seemed like an excellent opportunity to witness first hand whether her presentation would convince me that… » read more

Posted by Willy De Backer