SYSTEMIQ’s blended finance team has been helping develop investment models and partnerships that connect financial and policy leadership to real-life projects.
Insights on the UN Climate Action Summit from co-founders Jeremy Oppenheim and Martin Stuchtey, and from their colleagues at SYSTEMIQ.
Douglas Flynn, SYSTEMIQ’s conservation and biodiversity lead, on how private-sector models can instil essential innovation, entrepreneurship and resilience to African conservation
As policy and business leaders gather in New York, the ambition behind the Energy Transition Commission’s ‘Mission Possible’ report is at the centre of the summit’s industry agenda.
The next two decades will revolutionise power and transport – but only if we get their core technology right. Using circular economy principles can help battery supply chains to go sustainable and drive the uptake of new energy and mobility solutions.
Transforming our food and land use systems could create $4.5 trillion in new business opportunities, as revealed by new evidence from the Food and Land Use Coalition (FOLU). Healthier, more diverse diets are just part of a 10-point plan to safeguard people and the planet – but we need to act now.
Alliance to End Plastic waste joins Project STOP to help tackle plastic waste in the environment in Indonesia.
Zero-carbon air travel is coming to the UK, thanks to a strategic partnership between SYSTEMIQ and US-based aviation pioneers ZeroAvia.
Zero-emission flight is the future of short-haul aviation and is fast approaching commercial readiness, with the unveiling of a new, hydrogen-fuelled electric solution by ZeroAvia this month.
In the next two decades, there will be a large global market for baseload clean power to complement variable renewables if we are to mitigate the impact of climate change. This article explores the role and potential of fusion.
The Bali Partnership takes first step with comprehensive island-wide study
on plastic pollution .
Against the “silent crisis” of global biodiversity loss, a people-centred approach to Africa’s protected areas offers hope for people and planet.
Die Vorstudie „Deutschland auf dem Weg zur Circular Economy“ erscheint mit Gründung der Circular Economy Initiative Deutschland.
Unhealthy food production makes healthy eating possible. New report from the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, with analytical support from SYSTEMIQ, sets out a circular economy redesign for the food industry.
The report Mission Possible: Reaching net-zero carbon emissions from harder-to-abate sectors by mid-century outlines the possible routes to fully decarbonize cement, steel, plastics, trucking, shipping and aviation – which together represent 30% of energy emissions today and could increase to 60% by mid-century as other sectors lower their emissions.
The report starts from the priorities set in the EU Circular Economy Package but goes beyond and identifies key areas that can trigger the necessary changes in the coming years. It analyses a number of policy areas according to their actual and potential impact on circularity and identifies ways forward.
Gender equality in the workplace is key to unlocking significant business growth, and driving positive social and environmental impacts, according to Better Leadership, Better World: Women Leading for the Global Goals, released ahead of International Women’s Day 2018.
Blended finance could be one of the best ways to attract the extra trillion dollars from the private sector to meet the annual US$6 trillion needed to achieve the SDGs.
Business and government must seize the opportunity to halve carbon emissions by 2040 while ensuring economic development and energy access for all, but immediate action is needed to accelerate clean electrification, decarbonization beyond power and energy productivity improvement.
“Better Energy, Greater Prosperity” outlines achievable pathways to reduce carbon emissions while ensuring sustainable economic development and universal access to affordable and reliable energy.
The report "Achieving Growth Within", written by SYSTEMIQ in collaboration with the Ellen MacArthur Foundation and sponsored by the SUN Foundation, identifies priority investment opportunities that could provide a major source of regenerative growth and unlock economic, social and environmental benefits, as well as mitigating the risks associated with investing in conventional assets in an era of rapid change.
The new study "The New Plastics Economy: Catalysing Action" by the World Economic Forum and the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, with analytical support from SYSTEMIQ, presents an action plan on how concerted action by the industry could drive a transformation of the plastic packaging sector and deliver social, economic and environmental benefits worldwide. The report lays out targeted actions to move the sector from a single-use “Take-Make-Dispose” system to a circular plastics economy, with an increase from 14% to 70% re-use and recycling rates.
The report "Better Business, Better World", overseen by the Business and Sustainable Development Commission with strategic content and secretariat support provided by SYSTEMIQ and the UN Foundation, reveals 60 sustainable and inclusive market "hotspots" in four key economic areas that could create at least USD 12 trillion, worth over 10% of today's GDP.
SYSTEMIQ co-founder Dr. Martin Stuchtey, together with Per-Anders Enkvist, founder of Material Economics, and Dr. Klaus Zumwinkel, President of Deutsche Post Foundation and SUN, are redefining growth in the twenty-first century in their book A Good Disruption.