Entries by Joe Pigott

How prepared is your business for greater climate-related disclosure in 2019?

Over recent months several of our clients have been experiencing increasing investor and shareholder pressure around sustainability issues. In part prompted by the TCFD recommendations but also from a drive towards greater transparency around ‘ESG’ issues. With this in mind, we held a roundtable event on the 23rd January with senior stakeholders from the investor […]

TCFD’s increasing influence – Is your business ready?

The UK Government’s Green Finance Taskforce released its report on Accelerating Green Finance today. In it, the Taskforce recommends 10 Key Themes, from “issuing a sovereign green bond” to “boosting investment into innovative clean technologies”. In particular, the Taskforce has suggested in its “Theme 3″ that companies implement the recommendations of the TCFD and are encouraging […]

Why is it so difficult to get climate issues onto the board level agenda? Is TCFD a solution?

I recently heard the phrase climate competence gap and it really resonated with me. Jane Stevenson, CDP Engagement Director to the Task Force on Climate-Related Financial Disclosure (TCFD) was speaking at a Carbon Credentials event and invoked the phrase when describing a barrier that many of us will be familiar with. Namely, that climate-related issues are seldom […]

Congratulations to all the respondents of this year’s GRESB Real Estate Assessment

The 2016 GRESB Real Estate Assessment results are in and Carbon Credentials is proud to have supported a number of our clients in making their submissions this year. GRESB is an industry-driven organisation that benchmarks the sustainability performance of real estate companies. As a result, companies can better identify opportunities for performance improvements, both in […]