ESG InFocus
April, 2021
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Carbon: A Key to the Future
Knowing how to quantify business activities carbon footprint is vital to unlocking the underlying sources of emissions. In the consumer Discretionary sector, including car manufacturing — 80% comes from the downstream use of products by consumers. For the Health Care sector, upstream supply chain emissions account for almost 65% of the sector’s carbon footprint.

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Latest Research & Insights
Vlog | Climate Credit Analytics: Responding to a global challenge
As the world shifts towards net-zero, governments and financial regulators are looking for different ways to assess the impact of climate change on their portfolios. Testing and optimising the resilience of their financial systems has become fundamental to the process.

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Infographic | Q4 Solar Wind Power by the Numbers
Despite Covid-19, the US utility-scale solar capacity saw an increase in capacity additions of 77.8% from 2019. Get essential insights into the quarterly review of the U.S. solar and wind power sector.

Part 4. The Evolution of ESG Factors in Credit Risk Assessment: Social Issues
Key considerations such as safety in the workplace, financial protection, and work flexibility have been pushed into the spotlight by the pandemic. A lack of mature data and the intangible nature of these issues makes them difficult to quantify and can often go unchecked.

Top Stories: Environmental
GAO urges action to address 'far-reaching effects' of climate change on US grid
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Experts tell FERC PJM's expanded MOPR needs to go, but views mixed on new path
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Analysts see certain generators, solar as beneficiaries of Texas energy crisis
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Top Stories: Social
Flexible hours, political pressure may ease German bank gender problem
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Environmental Groups accuse Chevron of ‘greenwashing’ in FTC complaint
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As EU green taxonomy takes shape, social, harmful investments under discussion
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Top Stories: Governance
Wall Street's top cop establishes climate, ESG enforcement task force
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US energy industry sees opening in infrastructure push to address priorities
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States looking to decarbonize may need to weigh their gas's origin – study
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