Mike Scott
Contributor|Markets

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I write about the intersection of business and the environment and the vital importance of environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues to businesses and the investors that help to fund them. That means anything from climate change to executive

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I write about the intersection of business and the environment and the vital importance of environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues to businesses and the investors that help to fund them. That means anything from climate change to executive pay, as well as disruptive technologies from renewable energy and energy storage to nanotechnology. These issues can have a profound impact on company performance but are still largely ignored by many investors. I have been a journalist for more than 20 years, including 9 years at the Financial Times. Since 2006, as a freelance journalist I have written for a range of titles including the FT, Bloomberg New Energy Finance, the Guardian, the Daily Telegraph as well as for think tanks such as Friends of Europe and corporate clients including Siemens, Rabobank, PwC, Deloitte and AkzoNobel.

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Oct 22, 2019

Cities On The Front Line Of Climate Change Need To Build Resilience

70% of global cities – from London to New York and Quito to Quezon – are already feeling the impacts of climate change, which, if left unchecked, will subject populations to untold risk and suffering, undermine the progress cities have made in recent years.
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Oct 10, 2019

Plastic Pollution Under Attack From Investors, Engineers And Unilever

The war on plastic pollution continues to gather pace. As Ocean Cleanup engineers battle to recover plastic from the oceans, consumer goods giant Unilever has pledged to halve its use of plastic by 2025 and investor BlackRock has launched a circular economy fund.
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