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Net Zero Investor

California’s new climate rules set a new standard for emissions disclosures

The impending consequences of climate change have always been on the agenda for family and friends in California (whether they’ve known it or not!).
MAY 2024

IPE:

ESMA publishes final guidance on ESG fund names

Europe’s financial markets supervisor has published its final guidelines for how asset managers can use words like ‘sustainability’ and ‘ESG’ in fund names.

MAY 2024

Responsible Investor:

'Under-resourced and ineffective' : Industry leaders deliver gloomy verdict on stewardship

A range of responsible investment experts have voiced concerns about the state of stewardship in a new book by Will Martindale, formerly head of policy at the Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) and co-head of sustainability at Cardano.
JANUARY 2024

ESG Investor:

All Systems go for Net Zero

COP28 reminded investors of the difficulties involved in reaching inter-governmental consensus on intensifying climate action. Now they must wait to see how signatories to the Paris Agreement act on the commitments outlined in the official response to the Global Stocktake, as well as multiple other pledges announced across the two weeks before that final text was signed, sealed and gavelled
JANUARY 2024

IPE:

Pension funds barely contribute to stewardship, claims former sustainability chief

Pension schemes are not paying enough towards stewardship programmes, according to Will Martindale, former chief sustainability officer of Anglo-Dutch investment house Cardano.

JANUARY 2024

Responsible Investor:

COP28: Green washout or khaki progress?

Close to 100,000 people have flocked to Dubai for COP28 this year, making it by some reports the largest COP ever, despite concerns around the country’s environmental and human rights record.
DECEMBER 2023

ESG Investor:

The Privilege of Agency

Will Martindale, Co-founder of Canbury, calls on investors to use the levers at their disposal to drive meaningful climate change action at COP28.

NOVEMBER 2023

ESG Investor:

Sluggish Policy Stalling the Winds of Change

Ben Wilmot, co-founder of newly launched sustainability consultancy Canbury, says that offshore wind projects are “struggling to get onshore connections”. Onshore wind, however, can “face significant barriers in obtaining local support”. “The electricity network needs significant investment and reform to enable the next wave of clean energy projects to connect,” he says, noting that new projects are being offered connection dates extending into the late 2030s.
OCTOBER 2023

Sustainable Views:

UK’s competition watchdog: fines unlikely for companies that meet new green guidance

“[The guidance] will remove any lingering doubt that collaborative engagement on sustainability issues was breaching competition law,” said Will Martindale, managing director at consultancy Canbury Insights.
OCTOBER 2023

Responsible Investor:

Next European Commission should pay more attention to stewardship

“The incoming European Commission has an opportunity to do more on stewardship and should pay more attention to the topic”, said Will Martindale.
SEPTEMBER2023

IPE:

Cardano duo quits to start own consultancy

“Sustainability teams are being asked to do more with less, with growing regulatory and voluntary disclosures, increased client expectations and new sustainability themes.” “Our technology expertise allows us to source public data sets and provide a comprehensive assessment of a company’s sustainability risks. We also bring together sustainability data with financial data.”
SEPTEMBER 2023

Relevant News Articles

Responsible Investor:

'Under-resourced and ineffective' : Industry leaders deliver gloomy verdict on stewardship

A range of responsible investment experts have voiced concerns about the state of stewardship in a new book by Will Martindale, formerly head of policy at the Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) and co-head of sustainability at Cardano.
JANUARY 2024

ESG Investor:

All Systems go for Net Zero

COP28 reminded investors of the difficulties involved in reaching inter-governmental consensus on intensifying climate action. Now they must wait to see how signatories to the Paris Agreement act on the commitments outlined in the official response to the Global Stocktake, as well as multiple other pledges announced across the two weeks before that final text was signed, sealed and gavelled
JANUARY 2024

IPE:

Pension funds barely contribute to stewardship, claims former sustainability chief

Pension schemes are not paying enough towards stewardship programmes, according to Will Martindale, former chief sustainability officer of Anglo-Dutch investment house Cardano.

JANUARY 2024

Responsible Investor:

COP28: Green washout or khaki progress?

Close to 100,000 people have flocked to Dubai for COP28 this year, making it by some reports the largest COP ever, despite concerns around the country’s environmental and human rights record.
DECEMBER 2023

ESG Investor:

The Privilege of Agency

Will Martindale, Co-founder of Canbury, calls on investors to use the levers at their disposal to drive meaningful climate change action at COP28.

NOVEMBER 2023

ESG Investor:

Sluggish Policy Stalling the Winds of Change

Ben Wilmot, co-founder of newly launched sustainability consultancy Canbury, says that offshore wind projects are “struggling to get onshore connections”. Onshore wind, however, can “face significant barriers in obtaining local support”. “The electricity network needs significant investment and reform to enable the next wave of clean energy projects to connect,” he says, noting that new projects are being offered connection dates extending into the late 2030s.
OCTOBER 2023

Sustainable Views:

UK’s competition watchdog: fines unlikely for companies that meet new green guidance

“[The guidance] will remove any lingering doubt that collaborative engagement on sustainability issues was breaching competition law,” said Will Martindale, managing director at consultancy Canbury Insights.
OCTOBER 2023

Responsible Investor:

Next European Commission should pay more attention to stewardship

“The incoming European Commission has an opportunity to do more on stewardship and should pay more attention to the topic”, said Will Martindale.
SEPTEMBER2023

IPE:

Cardano duo quits to start own consultancy

“Sustainability teams are being asked to do more with less, with growing regulatory and voluntary disclosures, increased client expectations and new sustainability themes.” “Our technology expertise allows us to source public data sets and provide a comprehensive assessment of a company’s sustainability risks. We also bring together sustainability data with financial data.”
SEPTEMBER 2023

Responsible Investor:

COP28: Green washout or khaki progress?

Close to 100,000 people have flocked to Dubai for COP28 this year, making it by some reports the largest COP ever, despite concerns around the country’s environmental and human rights record.
DECEMBER 2023

ESG Investor:

The Privilege of Agency

Will Martindale, Co-founder of Canbury, calls on investors to use the levers at their disposal to drive meaningful climate change action at COP28.

NOVEMBER 2023

ESG Investor:

Sluggish Policy Stalling the Winds of Change

Ben Wilmot, co-founder of newly launched sustainability consultancy Canbury, says that offshore wind projects are “struggling to get onshore connections”. Onshore wind, however, can “face significant barriers in obtaining local support”. “The electricity network needs significant investment and reform to enable the next wave of clean energy projects to connect,” he says, noting that new projects are being offered connection dates extending into the late 2030s.
OCTOBER 2023

Sustainable Views:

UK’s competition watchdog: fines unlikely for companies that meet new green guidance

“[The guidance] will remove any lingering doubt that collaborative engagement on sustainability issues was breaching competition law,” said Will Martindale, managing director at consultancy Canbury Insights.
OCTOBER 2023

Responsible Investor:

Next European Commission should pay more attention to stewardship

“The incoming European Commission has an opportunity to do more on stewardship and should pay more attention to the topic”, said Will Martindale.
SEPTEMBER2023

IPE:

Cardano duo quits to start own consultancy

“Sustainability teams are being asked to do more with less, with growing regulatory and voluntary disclosures, increased client expectations and new sustainability themes.” “Our technology expertise allows us to source public data sets and provide a comprehensive assessment of a company’s sustainability risks. We also bring together sustainability data with financial data.”
SEPTEMBER 2023
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