Crédit Agricole, HSBC, Munich Re, Standard Chartered and Swiss Re first firms to sign up to standards that could see them refuse financing to projects that fail to disclose carbon emissions
Carbon intensive projects could be forced to disclose their greenhouse gas emissions and adopt the cleanest technologies available, if they wish to secure financial backing from some of the world's largest...
UN climate secretariat says funding commitment comes at 'a critical time' given level of outstanding contributions from governments
Uber rival Lyft announces plan to offset carbon impact of every journey booked on its platform
In its first sustainability report the world's largest sugar producer promises all its plastic packaging will be reusable, recyclable, bio-degradable or compostable by 2030
The start-up believes a blockchain-based reward system could be the answer to workplace energy saving - and National Rail is its first guinea pig