Andrew Howard

Head of Sustainable Research, ESG

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01FEB 2019

Climate Progress Dashboard shows improvement to 3.9°C but more action is needed

Although the COP24 yielded worryingly few advances, there are still glimmers of hope for climate change progress.

2017

NOVEMBER

21NOV 2017

Equities

Bon Bonn? What the UN Climate Conference taught us

The 23rd UN Climate Conference in Bonn last week showed that the world needs to seriously accelerate efforts to counter climate change.

06NOV 2017

Equities

Climate Progress Dashboard update: Holds at 4.1 degrees

The sustainability team's latest review of climate change efforts highlights the tension mounting between oil and gas producers and the changing transport industry.

SEPTEMBER

08SEP 2017

Equities

Climate change: redefining the risks

Climate change will be a defining theme in the global economy, industry and financial markets.

AUGUST

15AUG 2017

Economic Views

New order: World in motion

Political change will have a significant impact on different sectors, affecting their future profitability. Andrew Howard, Head of Sustainable Research, explains his view of some of the key shifts unfolding and their implications for investors.

JULY

21JUL 2017

Equities

Do only “smart cities” have the answer?

Close to a quarter of the world’s population lives in cities, and the percentage is rising. We look at how cities are getting smarter to cope with congestion and fight climate change.

JUNE

02JUN 2017

Equities

We'll always have Paris

As President Trump withdraws the US from the Paris Agreement, we discuss the wider ramifications for the global decarbonisation effort.

APRIL

30APR 2017

Equities

Cement's dominance no longer set in stone

Half of a building’s carbon emissions are emitted during construction. We look at how carbon pricing and new technology can reduce this major source of greenhouse gases.