European Ombudsman calls on EU to update its conflict of interest guidelines for procurement contracts following its decision to hire a business division of world's leading fossil fuel financier to develop ESG banking regulation study
'The green recovery starts at home': EU accelerates Green Deal with buildings, chemicals, and methane plans
European Commission unveils flurry of major policy plans as it seeks to help deliver on 2050 net zero goal, but green groups warn bolder action is still required
In landmark pledge for climate action President Xi announces China will aim to peak CO2 before 2030 and deliver climate neutrality before 2060
New analysis from InfluenceMap warns 19 out of 20 industry lobby groups are actively opposing measures contained within the EU's proposed Sustainable Finance Strategy
'Ambitious, achievable and beneficial': EU Commission pushes for more stretching 2030 climate target
Commission President Ursula von der Leyen touts 55 per cent emissions reduction goal for 2030 and expanded the EU Emissions Trading Scheme in inaugural State of the Union address
Call to adopt targets proposed in last year's Green New Deal plan made in an open letter signed by the more than 150 business leaders
Leading data transfer service promises to power its data centres using 100 per cent renewable power
European Commission outlines its ambition to ramp up the bloc's hydrogen capacity 40-fold over the next 10 years, focusing primarily on green hydrogen infrastructure
European Commission unveils sweeping economic recovery strategy in support of Green Deal ambition
European Commission unveils sweeping biodiversity strategy, plus all the top green business news from around the world this week
FT reveals UK is pushing back against EU calls for commitments to Paris Agreement to be included in post-Brexit trade deal, as campaigners warn 'climate change is too important for games of this sort'
European Corporate Leaders Group joins EU's independent green finance advisory panel in calling for green coronavirus recovery plan
Leaked documents reveal the EU is likely to delay some parts of its Green Deal work programme, but 2030 climate targets remains a top priority
European policymakers seek views on renewed Sustainable Finance Strategy set for launch later this year
Greenhouse gas emissions traded under Europe's ETS dropped 8.7 per cent overall last year, although many airlines saw their CO2 rise
California and the Natural Resources Defense Council have pledged to challenge the regulation, which the government is touting as its largest deregulatory initiative to date, in court.
Auto trade bodies call for 'some adjustment to timing' of EU CO2 standards, as White House seeks to weaken fuel efficiency rules in US
Environmental groups and green businesses broadly welcome strategy, which aims to 'make sustainable products the norm'
Experts appointed by the EU Commission presented their final recommendations for what investments and activities should be considered 'sustainable' - but there remain several key unanswered questions
Proposed EU Industrial Strategy forms part of Commission's vision to build a net zero economy by 2050
EU Commission President Ursula von der Leyen claims law will see net zero taken into account 'in all future policy and legislation'
With trade deal talks kicking-off on Monday BusinessGreen pulls together the UK's stance on a range of crucial climate and energy issues