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  • May312022

    Sancroft Insight: May 2022

    Welcome to Sancroft’s May 2022 newsletter! While global markets are in turmoil, the Russian war in Ukraine drags on, and…

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  • May312022

    Key take-outs from our biodiversity event

    1970 – 2020 witnessed an alarming decrease in biodiversity. As consequences become increasingly apparent, it is clear that ending and…

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  • May302022

    The importance of pricing in nature-related financial risks

    The importance of pricing in nature-related financial risks We depend upon nature whether it be through the healthy functioning of…

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  • May272022

    Closing The Loop – the ambition loop, the Energy Security Strategy, and alternative fuels

    The UK Government’s Energy Security Strategy has been widely criticised for missing the opportunity to relieve pressure on families and…

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  • May272022

    From PSG to ESG – Why is governance so important in football?

    The increasing popularity of ESG as a lens through which to view sustainability risks and opportunities has increased familiarity with…

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  • Mar232022

    Sancroft Insight: March 2022

    In case any further evidence were needed that global markets have well and truly embraced the need for climate-related financial…

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  • Mar222022

    A more beautiful game: Sustainability in football comes of age

    2021 was in many ways a breakthrough year for sustainability in the Premier League and English football: #GameZero, billed as…

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  • Mar142022

    Mandatory value chain due diligence in the EU

    A new proposal has been adopted in Europe that will require companies to identify and root out negative human rights…

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  • Mar142022

    Putin thought he could hold the world to ransom

    The inconvenience of upholding moral standards when weighed against need and interest has never been in sharper focus.  By many…

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  • Feb072022

    Sancroft Insight: February 2022

    Welcome to the latest Sancroft newsletter. The sustainability world lost a quiet hero last week with the death of Sir…

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  • Feb072022

    We can’t fake our way to sustainability

    I have a confession to make: I am a Theranos obsessive, one of the legions of people finding morbid fascination…

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  • Jan312022

    2022 Predictions

    As we turn the page on 2021, we reflect on another unpredictable year in which we saw: businesses overtake governments…

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  • Dec072021

    Five key takeaways from COP26 for businesses

    What actually happened at COP26? On one hand, we have heard positive reports of progress made, while on the other,…

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  • Dec072021

    What happened on each day at COP26?

    The Presidency Programme at COP26 separated topics into each specific day where delegates announced, discussed and debated different measures required…

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  • Dec032021

    Key take-outs from our COP26 event

    COP26 ran from 31st October to 12th November and aimed to build on the Paris agreement of COP21, with countries…

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  • Nov102021

    Sancroft Insight: November 2021

    Welcome to Sancroft’s mid-COP26 newsletter. The first week was defined by the positions, signals and commitments – however big or…

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  • Nov102021

    Ailsa Dormon on Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) in the UK

      Our Consultant Alisa Dormon has been working together with Practical Law at Thompson Reuters Legal to produce two videos…

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  • Nov102021

    Responding to Emerging Climate Policy Divergence: Takeaways for Business

    Policy divergence is expected to increase as devolved and local governments develop their own approaches to climate action. At Sancroft,…

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  • Nov102021

    Spotlight on scope 3 and supply chain decarbonisation

    With COP26 now well underway, the topic of credible climate change – or net zero – commitments is high on…

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  • Sep012021

    Sancroft Insight: September 2021

    And just like that, September is upon us – holidays are over, children back to school, and, for many of…

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  • Sep012021

    Strengthening corporate accountability through the Modern Slavery Act

    Since its inception in 2015, the UK Modern Slavery Act has been criticised as relying on ‘tick-box’ disclosures that lack…

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  • Sep012021

    What is The National Food Strategy and why is it important?

    As the world continues to develop and grow in the face of global environmental and social challenges, ensuring a well-functioning…

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  • Sep012021

    Adapting to change: Why mitigation isn’t enough in the climate storm

    The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)’s latest report is clear and damning in its conclusion: “it is unequivocal and…

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  • Jun302021

    Uyghurs, cotton, and ethics: how can fashion retailers respond?

    The concerns related to ethical credentials of cotton produced in China has recently put companies across the international fashion industry…

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