Climate Advisers shares what companies planning to buy offsets need to know about the social, political, legal and market dynamics driving global carbon offset markets
Climate Advisers dives into what a just transition for fossil fuel-dependent communities in the U.S. might look like with examples of past initiatives, President Biden’s plans, and challenges to overcome.
Climate Advisers explores why coal use for electric generation is on the decline and what lessons can be learned for reducing other high-emitting technologies and sectors
Deforestation Risks, Climate Finance Risks, Climate Transition Risks Meeting the goals of the Paris Agreement will require transformations in every sector of the global economy. Commodity producers and traders are in the spotlight due to their direct links to activities causing deforestation which drives climate-changing emissions. High-profile investors are increasingly pushing for action on deforestation [&hellip
Colombia is home to the fifth-largest rainforest in the world but deforestation, driven largely by cattle production, is driving nearly 60% of Colombia’s greenhouse gas emissions. Between 2005 and 2018, Colombia lost 32,821 square kilometers of forest cover, a land area about three times the size of Jamaica. This report, developed in partnership with Fundación [&hellip
A Spotlight on Exponential Peruvian Palm Oil Growth: ESG Risks for Cargill Subsidiary, Cargill Americas Peru SPL
A sharp uptick in deforestation rates over the past decade has put Peru in the spotlight for illegal mining and agricultural expansion. This report explores the exponential growth of the Peruvian palm oil industry in recent years and its relationship to deforestation in the Amazon. Through a case study of a key player in the [&hellip
An Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) ranking with a deforestation lens Key takeaways from Climate Advisers Deforestation Risk Rankings: Companies with high rankings have policies in place to mitigate material risks of being linked to ESG issues, and specifically, deforestation. Meanwhile, companies with low rankings should consider conducting an ESG risk assessment and strengthening policies [&hellip
The palm oil industry has recently made progress on sustainability issues, but as producers emerge in Latin America, how can they use past lessons to continue improving the industry? This report reviews past lessons and the current state of the industry to provide clear recommendations for producers and civil society to protect forests. DOWNLOAD [&hellip
U.S.-based investment bank JPMorgan has become increasingly vocal about its growing ambition to reduce exposure to climate change risks and foster positive change among its customers, investees, and peers. The bank has warned of widespread, destructive droughts, wildfires, and higher sea levels, along with negative impacts on economic growth. But what are its plans for [&hellip
Can cooperation on REDD+ under Article 6 of the Paris Agreement start now, or is further guidance needed?
What can countries achieve now on REDD+ under the “cooperative approaches” envisaged under Article 6.2 of the Paris Agreement? This paper was authored by Robert O’Sullivan for the Forest Solutions Dialogue led by Climate Advisers and the Environmental Defense Fund