This week: Innovation Forum's Ian Welsh speaks with Renaka Ramachandran, chief financial officer at Sime Darby Plantation, about some of the challenges around interim and 2050 net zero target setting, and the importance of transparency on environmental and social impacts.
They also discuss the challenges of setting baselines, and waiting for the right technology to address hard-to-abate emissions.
And, in the first of a new factory voice series, Innovation Forum's Savanna Razzaque talks with Salman Azim from denim manufacturer Azim and Son in Bangladesh. They discuss some of the initiatives the company has developed to support the wellbeing of its workforce, and the impact of climate change on production processes.
Plus, new South Pole report suggests rise in greenhushing; Drax gets the go-ahead on CCS technology development; and, Know the Chain benchmarks action on labour rights in apparel and footwear, in the news digest.