9th Jun 2023


Study: EU needs more wind farms to hit goals

The EU needs to install 76 gigawatts of additional wind and solar energy by 2026, instead of 38 gigawatts — as is being forecast by industry — in order to meet climate goals, according to UK think-tank Ember. "Europe no longer lacks renewables ambition, but it is now facing an implementation gap," it said. Finland, Croatia, Lithuania and Sweden were the only EU states on a trajectory to meet goals.

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EU's proposed ethics body 'toothless', say campaigners

Transparency campaigners say the new ethics body proposed by the European Commission will do little to prevent corruption at the EU institutions. The proposal comes six months after allegations of a Qatari corruption affair involving a former European Parliament vice-president.


The 'BlackRock exemption' has no place in the EU's due diligence directive

With the EU's Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence Directive, there's an opportunity to harness the power of investment for truly sustainable activities. But to do this, it must not allow the 'BlackRock exemption' and instead cover institutional investors and asset managers.

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