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Climate risk analysis is ‘not a standard stress test’: IMF

Effective climate risk analysis is crucial to prepare companies and economies as the world shifts to net zero and experiences more and more climate disasters. However, analysing climate risk is still not fully standardised and understood, leaving knowledge gaps, which could impact financial stability.

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Ford powers up on renewables as credit lines go green

Global car manufacturer Ford continues to integrate ESG metrics into its business. Building on its 2021 decision to align over $15 billion in credit to sustainability metrics, it announced the largest renewables PPA in Michigan to date.

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Climate risk analysis is ‘not a standard stress test’: IMF

Effective climate risk analysis is crucial to prepare companies and economies as the world shifts to net zero and experiences more and more climate disasters. However, analysing climate risk is still not fully standardised and understood, leaving knowledge gaps, which could impact financial stability.

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Ford powers up on renewables as credit lines go green

Global car manufacturer Ford continues to integrate ESG metrics into its business. Building on its 2021 decision to align over $15 billion in credit to sustainability metrics, it announced the largest renewables PPA in Michigan to date.

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Net Zero could add $43 trillion to the global economy

The latest research from global consultancy Deloitte, launched at Davos in May 2022, warns that failure to act on climate change could cost $178 trillion in the next fifty years. If there is a united approach to a net-zero transition, however, the global economy could receive a boost of $43 trillion – a boost to global GDP of 3.8% in 2070.

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Could rising energy costs mean net zero is an inflationary pressure?

Polarised politics and energy security pressure caused by the Ukraine war has raised the question of whether politicians are willing or able to build commitment to net zero. Given rapid increases in energy costs and materials and the knock-on economic effect, it’s important to understand the extent to which net-zero targets can or should be considered inflationary.