Maturing businesses look to SDGs, Paris Agreement for green guidance

Euractiv | Dec 4, 2019 at 11:04 AM
  • Greener business models are starting to gain in popularity as environmental legislation starts to bite and company heads decide their balance sheets will look healthier in the long-run if they embrace change.
  • In the world of business, the impact of climate measures like renewable power targets, the emissions trading scheme and a push for more sustainable finance is starting to be felt.
  • The rising price per tonne of carbon and a raft of clean energy goals for 2030 has pushed power companies like Spain’s Iberdrola and Denmark’s Orsted to start ditching fossil fuels.