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Lessons learned from developing SBTs – Part 1:  Laying the Right Foundation

01 April 2019
Anthesis’ Kaylee Shalett and Curtis Harnanan draw from collective experience in developing Science Based Targets across a range of client projects and share their key lessons learned. Read More

China's Waste Ban – What have the global impacts been one year on?

19 March 2019
For decades, the western world has relied on China to accept millions of tonnes of low-quality recycling materials. But with the import ban known as the The Chinese Sword, the accepted contamination for many materials went from 5-10% to 0.5%, making... Read More

The Data Opportunity: Takeaways from the 2019 Responsible Investment Forum

18 March 2019
Anthesis Executive Director Don Reed recently attended the 2019 Private Equity International Responsible Investment Forum, where he was a speaker in a session entitled "ESG Data and Reporting: Making it Meaningful". Here he shares his takeaways on... Read More

Streamlined Energy and Carbon Reporting (SECR): Complying with New UK Legislation

15 March 2019
As of April 2019, all large UK registered companies will be required to report on their energy consumption, GHG emissions and energy intensity within their annual report, according to a Government’s response to the recent Streamlined Energy and... Read More

Evaluating Opportunities in ESG Due Diligence

26 February 2019
To kick off our series of ESG insight and guidance, Anthesis Executive Director Don Reed explores ESG opportunities in the diligence phase. Read More

Why we can’t deliver the UK's Resources and Waste Strategy without better Waste Data

25 February 2019
Whether the ambitions of the new Resources & Waste Strategy can be achieved depends on one thing – having timely, accurate and granular data. Read More

SBTi Update: April revisions to criteria & resources

22 February 2019
Anthesis' Curtis Harnanan walks us through the updates that SBTi will be providing in April, and what it means for you. Read More

ESOS Phase 2: How PE firms can turn compliance into opportunity

21 February 2019
Associate Director Ben Lynch walks you through the Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme (ESOS) compliance landscape for Private Equity. Read More

Reporting on the SDGs – Authenticity vs Virtue Signalling

20 February 2019
In the three years since the UN adopted the Sustainable Development Goals, companies of all sizes have started talking about their contribution, but what has that been exactly? Read More

Fixing Fashion – A summary of recommendations from the UK's hard-hitting EAC report

20 February 2019
With the rising levels of clothing consumption, the current linear business model of the fashion industry is unsustainable. Since mid-2018 the UK Government’s Environmental Audit Committee (EAC) has been looking into the sustainability of the... Read More
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