54 press releases for "Sustainability & Climate Change"

20 March 2017

PwC unlocks the value of St Giles Trust Peer to the Future re-offending model

PwC's analysis shows that for every £1 spent, St Giles Trust returns £8.54 in social/economic terms Differentiating peer advisor programme across England and Wales is...

01 November 2016

Low Carbon Economy Index 2016: UK maintains its position as a climate change leader

The UK has maintained its position as one of the world’s leaders on climate action, outperforming decarbonisation levels in the US, Germany, France and the...

24 June 2016

EU referendum - PwC comments on the impact on environmental issues 

Jonathan Grant, Director, PwC sustainability and climate change, said:  “Today’s outcome is a major setback for the type of collaboration needed to tackle global environmental...

25 May 2016

Paris Agreement seen as boost for carbon markets – but prices too low to hit targets

IETA survey, conducted by PwC, measures carbon market sentiment An overwhelming majority of respondents to IETA’s annual market sentiment survey expect an expansion of carbon...

06 May 2016

Business planning on Sustainable Development Goals needed to action CEO concerns about stakeholders

CEOs who believe companies will prioritise long-term profitability over the short-term within five years need to identify how they impact positively or negatively on the...

01 April 2016

Financial Stability Board (FSB) Taskforce on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) launches first report - PwC responds

Jon Williams, financial services and climate change partner, PwC, comments on the challenge of bringing climate-related risks into the financial mainstream: “Given the scale of...

24 March 2016

UK Energy Secretary's speech on the energy benefits of the EU - PwC comments

PwC’s Head of Utility Strategy & Regulation, Stuart Cook, comments on the announcement by the UK Secretary of State on the EU Referendum and the...

30 December 2015

UK flooding – PwC updates insurance loss estimates from Storms Eva and Desmond and comments on Storm Frank

Mohammad Khan, general insurance leader at PwC, said: “The effects of continuing torrential weather are set to hit parts of the UK even harder. Our...

15 December 2015

Role of business written into global climate agreement: PwC CEO survey on transformation process

PwC survey shows CEOs are coming to terms with risk, regulation and transformation ahead UN Climate Summit in Paris recognises role of private sector in...

12 December 2015

Paris Agreement: PwC comment on transparency; compliance; targets; developing nations

PwC’s sustainability & climate change team comment on the Paris Agreement, covering the Agreement, transparency/accountability, compliance, financial services, business and REDD. Follow updates @pwcclimateready. Speak...

10 December 2015

COP21 - PwC’s climate change analysts on the latest draft of negotiating text

Comments from PwC’s climate change analysts on the latest draft of negotiating text at the Paris climate summit. Celine Herweijer, partner, PwC sustainability & climate...

03 December 2015

Insurers continue to make steady progress in responding to climate change

Annual review of ClimateWise Principles shows improved scores for member companies The insurance industry is continuing to take the necessary steps to incorporate the risks...

01 December 2015

Delivering a credible deal: ambition, transparency and accountability post Paris

Celine Herweijer, PwC specialist in climate risk, measurement & reporting at the UN climate summit in Paris, outlines the issues in the negotiations on transparency,...

26 November 2015

PwC bubble illustrates climate change challenge ahead of COP21

In less than a week, 196 governments will descend on Paris to agree a global climate deal at COP21 (or the 21st Conference of Parties...

20 October 2015

PwC responds to call for a corporate carbon tax at COP21

At an event earlier today, Veolia, the global leader in optimised resource management, called for a corporate carbon tax, set at €30 to €40 per...

12 October 2015

UK sets annual record for low carbon growth in G20: City should gear up for climate finance opportunity

PwC Low Carbon Economy Index 2015 Annual PwC analysis finds the steepest decline in global carbon intensity since 2000 – led by UK Report warns...

25 September 2015

Enlightened business self-interest could deliver better Sustainable Development Goal results

UN to ratify Sustainable Development Goals in New York 90% of public respondents say business needs to sign up to support the goals 71% of...

10 July 2015

Crown Estate publishes PwC Insight report into Total Contribution Methodology

Crown Estate continues to pioneer approach to measure and report on how its business activities create value and directly impact its broader performance beyond financial...

11 June 2015

PwC comment on close of Bonn Climate talks

Commenting on the close of climate talks in Bonn, Jonathan Grant, director, PwC Sustainability & Climate Change said: "There was little progress on paper but...

10 June 2015

Solar industry’s growing maturity a mixed blessing for UK developers and investors

CfDs will not be the focus for investors and developers surveyed by the Solar Trade Association/PwC Solar developers and investors who were responsible for adding...

09 June 2015

PwC comment on progress at Bonn Climate negotiations

Jonathan Grant, director, PwC sustainability and climate change, comments on progress at the Bonn climate negotiations, following the G7 Leaders Summit pledge to eliminate fossil...

02 February 2015

New energy industry research powers call for 30% female executive board seats by 2030 - PwC report

Only 5% of executive boards seats in top 100 UK-headquartered energy firms are held by women 61% of those surveyed in the report believe the...

15 December 2014

PwC post-Conference Of Parties (COP) report: UN Climate Summit – Lima

As the UN climate summit in Lima ended on 14 December, Jonathan Grant, sustainability & climate change director summarises the outcome of the summit which...

01 December 2014

PwC Latin America surveys businesses in the region to find 80% agree that sustainability is relevant to their business

LONDON - As the United Nations Climate Change conference COP20 starts today in Lima, Peru, PwC Argentina releases the results of a survey on sustainability...

27 November 2014

PwC pre-Conference Of Parties (COP) briefing: UN Climate Summit – Lima

The next UN climate summit kicks off in Lima on 1st December. Jonathan Grant, director, sustainability & climate change, PwC, outlines what's on the negotiating...

20 November 2014

PwC comment on UK's pledge of up to £720m to Green Climate Fund

Jonathan Grant, director, sustainability & climate change, PwC comments on the UK pledge of up to £720m to the Green Climate Fund: "The UK's pledge...

02 November 2014

IPCC Synthesis Report - PwC Sustainability & Climate Change comment

Commenting on the publication of the IPCC Synthesis report, Jonathan Grant, director, PwC, and a specialist in carbon emissions and international climate policy said: “The...

02 October 2014

Renewables funding announcement "partially addresses industry concerns" - PwC comment

Commenting on DECC's renewable funding announcement today, Ronan O'Regan, director, energy & renewables, PwC, said "With todays announcement, the government have partially addressed industry's concern...

07 September 2014

UK economy grows greener - but world heading for 3°C - 4°C of warming unless greenhouse gas emissions rapidly reduced.

Download 2 Degrees of Separation: the PwC Low Carbon Economy Index 2014 UK is the most improved nation in PwC’s annual index of carbon efficient...

22 July 2014

PwC comment on the fourth carbon budget: sticking to its guns on carbon targets will support much needed investor confidence

Jon Williams, partner, PwC sustainability and climate change comments on the government's statement on retaining the fourth carbon budget: "By sticking to its guns on...

04 June 2014

Queen's Speech: PwC comment on Environment, Low Carbon: UK sets high ambition on a climate deal

Commenting on the low carbon economy, environmental and climate change issues in the Queen’s Speech, Jon Williams, partner, climate change, PwC said: "References to plastic...

13 April 2014

PwC comment on IPCC Working Group 3 report on climate change mitigation

PwC sustainability and climate change team comment on the IPCC Working Group 3 on climate change mitigation, energy and emissions, developing countries, and carbon competitiveness....

28 March 2014

PwC preview the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change – Working Group II: Impacts, adaptation & vulnerability.

PwC Sustainability & Climate Change team preview the implications of the IPCC Working Group II report on climate change impacts, adaptation and vulnerability. We focus...

25 March 2014

PwC comment on new offshore manufacturing hub for Hull - "the first to convert plans to reality"

Commenting on the Siemens announcement to create a multi million pound manufacturing hub in Hull, Ronan O'Regan, director, PwC energy and a specialist in renewables...

28 January 2014

Power and renewables deals set for upward trend in 2014

Deal activity is set for a return to an upward trend during 2014, according to PwC’s annual Power and Renewables Deals report released today, after...

19 December 2013

PwC London HQ achieves highest ever environmental rating for a UK office.

‘Green’ score for refurbished office exceeds results for the best new builds in the UK; 60% of the building’s energy will be produced on site;...

11 December 2013

PwC comment on the Committe on Climate Change 4th Carbon Budget report

Commenting on the Committee on Climate change's conclusions that the fourth carbon budget "should not and cannot be changed", Lit Ping Low, climate economist, PwC...

04 December 2013

PwC comment on UK energy and infrastructure announcements

Commenting on the strike price, renewables and infrastructure investment announcements by Government today, Ronan O'Regan, head of renewables at PwC said: "The adjustments that have...

23 November 2013

PwC's climate change team reaction to the closing day of COP19 in Warsaw

Comments below from the PwC team on loss & damage, ADP, climate finance, developing countries and the next steps. For further comment, or interview call...

19 November 2013

PwC climate change team comment on EU allocating 20% of budget to climate related projects and investments

Commenting on the announcement that 20% of the EU budget between 2014-2020 will be spent on climate related projects and investments, Jonathan Grant, director, PwC...

25 October 2013

Energy prices – PwC looks at the options

What are the options? Doing nothing - Climate change isn’t going away The bigger picture Since the proposal at September’s party conference to freeze energy...

27 September 2013

IPCC / PwC comment on carbon budget & climate negotiations

Jonathan Grant, Director, PwC Sustainability & Climate Change, and specialist in climate policy and carbon emissions comments on the IPCC 5th Assessment Report. (View further...

IPCC/ PwC comment on impact for business, policy, carbon budget, science debate

Dr Celine Herweijer, partner, sustainability & climate change, PwC, comments on the IPCC report: THE SCIENCE “The breadth of global data and peer-reviewed research analysed...

25 September 2013

PwC’s sustainability & climate change team preview the IPCC AR5 Science report

PwC's sustainability & climate change team preview the implications of the IPCC report for business, including analysis from PwC’s Low Carbon Economy Index, and the...

23 August 2013

Consumers say ‘show me the money’ to start the smart ticketing revolution

As the August bank holiday getaway gets underway, a new study by PwC shows that almost half of those travelling by bus and rail will...

22 July 2013

Family values: PwC estimates wild cousins of key global crops could be worth up to $120bn by improving productivity and resilience

Analysis by PwC of the financial value to agriculture of breeding more productive and resilient varieties of 29 of the world’s priority crops including wheat,...

03 July 2013

PwC comment on EU Emissions Trading System backloading vote

Commenting on the European Commission vote approving EU ETS backloading today, Jonathan Grant, director, sustainability & climate change, PwC said: "The EU pioneered the use...

01 July 2013

PwC comment on release of UK National Adaptation Programme Report

Commenting on the release of the National Adaptation Programme Report, Richard Gledhill, partner, PwC sustainability & climate change said: “The National Adaptation Programme Report (NAP)...

27 June 2013

Spending Review/Infrastructure: PwC comment on shale, flood defences, green economy

Commenting on Government announcements on infrastructure investment Richard Gledhill, partner, PwC sustainability & climate change said: "Shale gas may provide a fillip to the economy,...

17 June 2013

UK organisations must act to ensure they’re equipped to deal with climate change impacts overseas - PwC study

A new study from advisory firm PwC, examining climate change impacts around the world, shows they could represent a bigger threat than opportunity for UK...
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