Tag Archive for 'PWC'

No business plan for a world where temperatures could increase by 2°C

November 14th, 2013 by PwC

Jonathan Grant, director, PwC, said of the latest Climate Change Committee latest report “Fourth carbon budget Review” that “the Committee is right to highlight the danger of changing tack or rolling back regulations, as it could undermine business and investor confidence that long term UK government policy will deliver what is needed to tackle climate […]

Guernsey hosts renewable energy forum

March 28th, 2013 by Guernsey Finance

Members of the South West Marine Energy Park (MEP) visited Guernsey on 21 March 2013 to learn more about the financial services expertise the Island can offer the cleantech sector. The group’s visit came as a result of Guernsey’s representation at a Regen SW renewable energy reception at the House of Commons on 11 September […]

PWC shows that decarbonisation of global economy far too slow to limit global warming to 2° Celsius

November 5th, 2012 by PwC

The annual rate of reduction of carbon emissions per unit of GDP (or the carbon intensity of the economy) needed to limit global warming to 2°C, has passed a critical threshold according to new analysis from PwC. The carbon intensity of an economy is affected by a country’s fuel mix, energy efficiency, and the proportion […]

PwC survey of power companies views about future energy supply

April 24th, 2012 by PwC

European power industry fears of fuel poverty increasing significantly in the next 20 years exceed that of North America, Asia and Africa according to a new survey by PwC. As the global power industry confronts the challenge of energy affordability, efficiency, and security policies and investments not meeting demands, PwC’s 12th Global Power & Utilities […]

PwC appoints China climate policy specialist to UK Sustainability team

February 25th, 2012 by PwC

PwC have appointed Allan Zhang, a specialist in China climate change policy and sustainable business to the firm’s UK Sustainability and Climate Change team. Allan previously led the PwC sustainability and climate change team based in Beijing, China and joins the UK team on a two year secondment.

PwC analyses UK government’s announcement on Feed in Tariffs

February 9th, 2012 by PwC

Daniel Guttmann, Director, Renewables and Cleantech, PwC, in analysing the implications of the UK Department of Energy and Climate Change‘s (DECC) announcement on ‘improvements to the feed-in tariffs scheme‘ published on 9 February 2012, said “overall, the  announcement is somewhat of a mixed bag for the industry.” “It’s positive news that the proposals are beginning […]

PwC sees significant M&A activity in renewable energy sector despite industry and economic uncertainty

February 1st, 2012 by PwC

Deals for ‘new generation’ renewable technologies – wind, solar, biomass – are entering the big time driving the market to new record highs, reports PwC in its annual global analysis of merger and acquisition (M&A) transactions in the renewable sector.

PwC report finds strong correlation between financial performance and climate change disclosure and performance

September 16th, 2011 by PwC

The Annual report of world’s biggest 500 companies reveals a strong correlation between higher financial performance and good climate change disclosure and performance. The Carbon Disclosure Project annual Global 500 report produced by PwC and released on 14 September 2011, examines the carbon reduction activities of the world’s largest public companies.

Carbon Reduction Commitment clock ticking for UK companies to avoid penalties

April 28th, 2011 by PwC

UK companies could add between five to eleven percent to their energy bills if they don’t submit their first Carbon Reduction Commitment (CRC) report right first time, according to analysis by PwC of the potential costs of business getting their reporting wrong.

Electric cars are becoming an economically rational choice for short hop journeys

April 28th, 2011 by PwC

PwC will pilot two Mitsubishi i-MiEV, which are 100 percent electric vehicles, at the firm’s central London offices as part of a pioneering new scheme to lower the firm’s overall transport emissions, the first of its kind for a corporate fleet. The deal with Hertz, will encourage employees to swap taxi journeys of over six […]