What has the UN Human Rights Council said about human rights and the environment?

Week of 12 April 2021 What has the UN Human Rights Council said about human rights and the environment? Our key takeaway: The UN Human Rights Council takes the discussion on the right to a healthy environment one step further, and calls for a rights-based approach to biodiversity in the process. Three takeaways: On 17 … Continue reading What has the UN Human Rights Council said about human rights and the environment?

What is the link between climate change and contemporary slavery?

Week of 12 April 2021 What is the link between climate change and contemporary slavery? Our key takeaway: Climate change increases modern slavery, but in turn we can tackle climate change by empowering migrants and vulnerable people. Let’s switch the vicious circle to a virtuous circle.Three key points:According to research conducted by Anti-Slavery International and … Continue reading What is the link between climate change and contemporary slavery?

Where are we when it comes to the state of transition to a low-carbon economy?

Week of 12 April 2021 Where are we when it comes to the state of transition to a low-carbon economy? Our key takeaway: On track to a low-carbon economy? What track? 85% of companies do not align with the Below 2°C benchmark in 2050, and no company in any sector is reducing emissions fast enough … Continue reading Where are we when it comes to the state of transition to a low-carbon economy?