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Global outlookFive signs a new burst of financial market volatility could be ahead

After a turbulent spring, many corporates and investors welcomed the calmer market conditions of recent months.

ESG/SustainabilityESG Essentials for Corporates #1: ESG – what’s in the name?

With a market volume of over $30 trillion globally , ESG investments have shed their niche status

ESG/SustainabilityESG Essentials for Corporates #2: ESG principles and standards

The rise of ESG (environmental, social & governance) brought a fair amount of confusion in its earlier stages about ESG related terms and definitions, which meant different things to different people.

ESG/SustainabilityESG Essentials for Corporates #3: The science behind climate change

Global warming, climate change and the worldwide effort to reduce greenhouse gas emissions have become prominent issues in the wider public and – perhaps even more so – in the corporate world.

ESG/SustainabilityESG Essentials for Corporates #4: Loss & Growth: Challenges and Chances of climate change

It’s estimated that a 2 degree C rise in global temperature would result in a 15% drop in global GDP, and an increase of 3 degree C would cause a 25% decline…

ESG/SustainabilityESG Essentials for Corporates #5: Key political climate initiatives

A Green Alliance survey about how members of the UK parliament understand and respond to climate change found that there are practical, procedural and psychological difficulties in responding to climate change, as large-scale, long-term challenges do not fit well with the daily practice of politics