Articolo di Marco Soverini sulla rivista “Qualità” nr. 2/2022, dal 1971 la rivista italiana per i professionisti della qualità e dei sistemi di gestione.
I cambiamenti climatici derivanti dal riscaldamento globale rappresentano attualmente uno dei principali argomenti di confronto e di preoccupazione a tutti i livelli della società.
Uno dei settori più coinvolti è quello immobiliare, con riferimento sia al clima degli immobili ed alle rispettive azioni di adattamento, sia agli effetti sugli immobili sul clima e alle relative azioni di mitigazione.
3 november 2021 – The Guardian
Inside COP26 someone is aiming to create a new global market in carbon offsets.
Carbon credits could, for example, be generated by planting trees or buying up existing forests, as a way to “offset” a dirty power project on the other side of the world or further oil development,
The world needs to make immediate, dramatic and consistent emissions reductions now – not push the global south, in particular, further to the brink with offset schemes.
Governments need to focus on making firm rules for companies to reduce emissions directly from their activities, focus on justly ending the fossil fuel era and explore how to best embrace the energy transition in a transparent, authentic way.
We need real climate action now, not greenwashing scams
3 november 2021 – IFRS
The IFRS Foundation Trustees have today announced the formation of the International Sustainability Standards Board to develop comprehensive global baseline of sustainability disclosures for the global financial markets.
The new standard-setting board will begin developing a climate disclosure standard, building on the FSB Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD)’s recommendations and other initiatives
3 november 2021 – Theenergymix
The initiative will bring together a group of "first movers” to explore the decisive role public finance can play in accelerating the global energy transition.
28 october 2021 – The Guardian: climate crimes
The heads of major oil companies will make a historic appearance before Congress to answer accusations that their firms have spent years lying about the climate crisis.
For the first time, the top executives from the US’s largest oil company, ExxonMobil, as well as Shell, Chevron and BP will be questioned under oath about the industry’s long campaign to discredit and deny the evidence that burning fossil fuels drove global heating.
20 october 2021 – missed targets by rich countries
Twelve years ago, at a United Nations climate summit in Copenhagen, rich nations made a significant pledge to channel US$100 billion a year to less wealthy nations by 2020, to help them adapt to climate change and mitigate further rises in temperature.
That promise was broken and frustrations at this failure are contributing to rising tensions ahead of crucial COP26 climate summit in Glasgow, UK.
28 October.2021 - SBTi’s Net-Zero Standard
The SBTi’s Net-Zero Standard, provides guidance and tools companies need to set science-based net-zero targets.
The Net-Zero Standard gives companies a clear blueprint on how to bring their net-zero plans in line with the science, which is non-negotiable in this decisive decade for climate action.
It gives business leaders clarity and confidence that their near and long-term targets are aligned with climate science, helping to ensure a habitable planet for all.
14 October 2021 – reports by TCFD
publication of the 2021 status report by the industry-led Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD), which reports on the further progress in TCFD-aligned disclosures by firms.
The TCFD has also published two additional documents to support decision-useful disclosure. Guidance on Metrics, Targets, and Transition Plans to support preparers in disclosing decision-useful information and linking those disclosures with estimates of financial impacts