Climate signals blinking red, a test for global leadership at COP24 (podcast)

  Updates from COP 24 La la la la la. The U.S., Saudi Arabia, Russia and Kuwait objected to the COP “welcoming” the October U.N. report on the impact of a temperature rise of more than 1.5C. They want only to “take note” Institutional investors managing $32 trillion in assets called out governments to boost their ambitions

What does Paul Polman’s legacy mean for socially and environmentally responsible companies?

  • A year before Paul Polman, the 62-year-old chief executive of consumer packaged goods giant Unilever announced his retirement last week, he fought an epic battle for the future of the company – and perhaps of capitalism.

Shell to link short-term carbon emission reductions with executive pay

  • What it signals: The willingness of oil and gas majors to play ball with the big capital allocators – who increasingly view climate change as a major systemic risk facing society… and their long-term portfolios – as well as Shell’s desire to be seen at the forefront of the energy transition.