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  • Nov252022

    Finance Day at COP27: Key themes and takeaways for investors

    The role and profile of finance as an essential enabler of climate action took a massive step forward at COP26…

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  • Nov242022

    The transition to sustainable food systems: has COP27 made a difference?

    For the first time at a UN climate conference, an entire day was dedicated to agriculture and food – and…

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  • Nov232022

    Representation matters: women and climate change is a business leadership issue

    The image of world leaders at COP27 in Sharm El-Sheik, Egypt drew immediate questions as to where the women were.…

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  • Nov172022

    Learning from Qatar: the future for football and human rights

    There has never been a time when the relationship between football and human rights was more in the spotlight. What…

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  • Nov022022

    Putting people at the centre: Why we need a proactive approach to climate change and human rights

    The climate crisis threatens widespread disruptions to business operations and supply chains, and the people and communities that business rely…

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  • Oct182022

    Keeping a clean sheet: reducing sports travel emissions

    There has been growing awareness of the circular relationship sport has with the climate over the past few years. Sport…

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  • Sep302022

    Life During Wartime: New Guidance on Heightened Human Rights Due Diligence in Conflict-Affected Contexts

    Conflict around the world is rising. Civil wars have tripled over the years. Challenges such as resource scarcity, climate change…

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  • Sep272022

    It’s time to hang greenwashing out to dry: here’s how

    It’s official. Greenwashing is formally part of the English language. In September 2022, Merriam-Webster pronounced that ‘greenwash’ has had sufficient and…

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  • Sep202022

    Climate change and buildings: why businesses can benefit by building resilience

    The summer of 2022 once again highlighted how climate change will continue to affect the way we live and work.…

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  • Jul292022

    Sancroft Insight: July 2022

    Welcome to Sancroft’s July 2022 newsletter! Just as the UK is recovering from the hottest temperatures on record, the Met…

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  • Jul292022

    Climate change and human rights: Why businesses need an integrated approach to people and planet to ensure resilience

    The recent extreme weather across the globe is a powerful reminder that climate change will have profound implications for people…

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  • Jul292022

    Redesigning the future of fashion: the EU Strategy for Sustainable and Circular Textiles

    The production and consumption of textile products continues to grow and so does their impact on climate, on water and…

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  • Jul292022

    Sunshine, sound and sustainability: The greening of music festivals

    With the onset of summer 2022, music festivals are back and in full force after two years of pandemic-related hiatus.…

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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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