The path to a clean energy future

Our 10 key findings around the private sector’s role in transitioning to a low-carbon future.

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Taylor Bowley

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Vanessa Cook

June 2023    

Key takeaways

  • What does transitioning to a low-carbon future look like from an environmental, political, and economic standpoint? The private sector plays a key role in answering this question as investor focus shifts from confirming corporates' long-term net zero commitments to unpacking the investments and strategic business decisions that will enable target achievement.
  • Recently, corporate executives, sustainability experts and investors from across industries came together to discuss how to ensure an affordable, reliable and just transition. We learned that new technologies and incentives are driving capital flows to sustainable investment.
  • However, despite progress-to-date there are challenges on the road to a clean energy future, including: Scope 3 measurement and disclosure, a lack of defined regulatory frameworks, and how corporates are using carbon offsets.

Read our full analysis for a more in-depth look at these trends.