ESG InFocus
May, 2021
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Introducing Your Single Source of Essential Sustainability Intelligence
In celebration of Earth Day 2021, S&P Global launched a new intelligence hub informing the journey to net-zero and carbon neutrality.

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Latest Research & Insights
Path to Net Zero Riddled with Potential Pitfalls
The challenges to net zero remain. Agreeing on a formal definition of the term, ramping up global financing and infrastructure investments, and ensuring green technology advancements occur. These costs must also be reduced or subsidized to enable a rapid shift away from carbon-emitting fossil fuels.

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Blog series part 1: What is the Impact of the EU Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation (SFDR)?
How do my investment choices impact the planet? This is the simple question at the heart of the complex SFDR. There is no escaping the truth: the SFDR is complicated, multifaceted and – at times – slightly enigmatic.


ESG at the Forefront: The Investment Industry Strives for Net Zero
What needs to happen to turn ambition into reality? To date, progress has been worryingly slow. Research by S&P Global Trucost shows major global companies are on track for >3°C warming, falling 72% short of the required emissions reductions needed at this stage. However, the recent explosion of net-zero commitments from companies, financial institutions, and countries provides welcome optimism


Top Stories: Environmental
Europe's power giants send mixed messages on future of natural gas
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As EU delays taxonomy ruling, experts split on value of green label for nuclear
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Japan insurers under rising pressure to push portfolio companies to go greener
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Top Stories: Social
Defeated Amazon union campaign could still spur more labor activism in Big Tech
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Flexible hours, political pressure may ease German bank gender problem  
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Investors press companies with Xinjiang ties to clean up supply chains
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Top Stories: Governance
Meet the regulator helping shape the next era of US corporate disclosures
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Danske Bank's CEO change 'embarrassing' but timing could have been worse
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ESG funds beat out S&P 500 in 1st year of COVID-19; how 1 fund shot to the top
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Essential ESG Intelligence
Climate Credit Analytics
The link between climate change and credit risk.

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SFDR Data Solutions
Align yourself with SFDR.

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