Tag: environment

“Greater Ambition Now Critical” as UN Climate Change Conference (COP26) Opens

Following a series of reports and studies warning that urgent action is needed to keep the Paris Agreement’s goal of limiting global average temperature increases to 1.5C within reach, the United Nations Climate Change Conference opened on October 31, 2021 with the key aims of raising ambition on all fronts and finalizing the agreement’s implementation guidelines.

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How businesses need to navigate environmental incentives and penalties

With environmental issues high on the global agenda, governments are directly targeting businesses in their drive to sustainability. Incentives and penalties are being introduced on a regional and domestic basis, creating a challenging landscape with which businesses must contend. The tax and finance function can play a major strategic role to the broader business by helping reduce risk and make the most of opportunity.

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