Category Archives: Climate and Energy

Is the electric utilities sector on track to meet the Paris Agreement?

With 67 countries and eight US states now having set net-zero carbon ambitions, the pressure is on for electric utilities companies to turn down the heat on producing power. These companies face transition risks from such incoming policies, as well as from legal, technological and market changes, including consumer appetite for clean electricity. With electricity […]

Measuring the world’s 25 most influential auto manufacturers

The Climate & Energy Benchmark assesses 25 companies in the automotive sector on their contributions to limiting global warming to well below 2°C. The benchmark is the first WBA has undertaken to measure and rank the climate action performance of high-carbon emitting industries, including electric utilities and oil & gas. These benchmarks will collectively support […]

Is the auto industry on track to meet the Paris Agreement?

The transportation sector, which includes automotive, represents about one quarter of all emissions from fossil fuels and challenges in terms of climate mitigation. Decarbonisation of the transport sector is one of the major transitions in any low-carbon scenario. The automotive industry is important to deliver on the ambitions to decarbonize the sector. WBA believes that […]