Sustainable Markets Initiative announces Prada Group, the global luxury fashion brand, joins its Fashion Task Force
London, United Kingdom: The Sustainable Markets Initiative’s Fashion Task Force announces Prada Group will join the Task Force. It joins leaders from a selection of the world’s most recognisable high fashion brands, platforms, and retailers.
Five global healthcare leaders secure industry-first, multi-party agreement to access renewable power in China
AstraZeneca, Lonza, Novartis, Novo Nordisk and Roche sign agreement in China with green technology company Envision Energy to unlock access to renewable power, resulting in potential annual carbon dioxide equivalent savings of around 120,000 tonnes.
As Strategic Partner for COP28, Business and Philanthropy Climate Forum, Sustainable Markets Initiative Expands Focus on Industry Transition with Global Leaders to Align Industry, Finance, and Country Roadmaps
As the Strategic Partner of the COP28 Business and Philanthropy Climate Forum (BPCF), the Sustainable Markets Initiative helped convene more than 1,000 CEOs, global leaders, and philanthropists from over 80 countries.
Public-Private sector collaboration vital for unlocking renewable energy development in sub-saharan Africa: New report from the sustainable markets initiative energy transition task force
Report sets out key priorities for electrifying Africa, including decentralised grid solutions, data and upskilling communities.
Decarbonization in the Built Environment: Addressing Embodied Carbon in MEP Systems
This paper charts new territory by spotlighting the carbon associated with embodied carbon in operating systems in buildings, identifying the many opportunities to cut that carbon, and highlighting the emerging approaches to track and identify that carbon.
Sustainable Markets Initiative's Insurance Task Force Publishes Roadmap to Supporting Green Innovation
A new report published by the Insurance Task Force explores the critical role the insurance industry is playing in the growth of clean and emerging technologies, de-risking investment and enabling recovery post climate disaster.
Sustainable Markets Initiative's China Council launches Health Working Group at the sixth China International Import Expo in Shanghai
16 companies across the healthcare, energy, and supply chain sectors to collaborate on accelerating the transition to Net Zero healthcare in China, with global impact.
The Sustainable Markets Initiative’s Terra Carta Design Lab returns to find student led, high impact solutions to the climate crisis
This year the schools taking part in the challenge are Dubai Institute of Design and Innovation (UAE), National Institute of Design Ahmedabad (India), Rhode Island School of Design (USA) and the Royal College of Art (UK).
Open Letter to suppliers published by members of the Sustainable Markets Initiative Health Systems Task Force
Signed by the CEOs of AstraZeneca, GSK, Merck, Novo Nordisk, Sanofi, Samsung Biologics, and the Chairman of Roche, the Health Systems Task Force is calling on suppliers to commit to joint, minimum climate and sustainability targets.
The Health Systems Task Force Shares Joint Supplier Targets
The Sustainable Markets Initiative Health Systems Task Force has come together to set joint, minimum climate and sustainability targets for suppliers, to address emissions across the value chain and reduce the complexity of multiple asks for suppliers.
Sustainable Markets Initiative’s Asset Manager and Asset Owner Task Force Builds Momentum for Industry Leading Transition Categorisation Framework To Mobilize Investment Capital
The Sustainable Markets Initiative’s Asset Manager and Asset Owner Task Force demonstrate the necessity of investing in the transition to achieve net zero
SMI publishes framework and Sustainable Fitch to provide independent transition assessment to mobilise capital into transitioning companies and accelerate global progress to net zero
This framework supports global progress towards net zero greenhouse gas emissions by recognising the activities and impact of companies reducing and removing emissions, as well as those accelerating the development of low-carbon solutions at scale.
World’s leading food & farming businesses launch action plan to scale regenerative farming, warning speed of progress ‘must triple’ to tackle the impacts of climate change
A group of the world’s largest and most influential agribusiness companies and organisations has today launched an action plan to scale regenerative farming globally to tackle the impacts of climate change and biodiversity loss.
The SMI’s Natural Capital Investment Alliance hosts first event to scale and accelerate investment in Natural Capital and announces new chair
Bringing together asset managers, bankers, policymakers and tech industry representatives to discuss how to scale and accelerate investment in Natural Capital.
To mark 75 days until COP27, His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales’ Sustainable Markets Initiative announces the Terra Carta Action Forum
The two-day event will coincide with the World Leaders Summit across the opening days of the annual Conference of the Parties in Sharm el Sheikh, in November. This follows the inaugural Terra Carta Action Forum held at last year’s COP26 in Glasgow.
Major insurers and brokers launch Global Pledge for Sustainable Supply Chains
The Insurance Task Force (ITF), part of His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales’ Sustainable Markets Initiative (SMI), has today launched a Global Supply Chain Pledge which aims to drive greater sustainability across insurance industry supply chains.
Launch of sustainable infrastructure accelerator partnership provides catalyst for global transition to sustainable future
Today the Sustainable Markets Initiative, Sustainable Infrastructure Foundation and FAST-Infra Platform sign a partnership to accelerate private sector investment into sustainable infrastructure.
Meet the winners of His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales and Sir Jony Ive’s Terra Carta Design Lab, in partnership with the Royal College of Art
To mark International Design Day, the Sustainable Markets Initiative (SMI) and the Royal College of Art (RCA) have announced the winners of the Terra Carta Design Lab.
Fashion Task Force unveils its Manifesto for Regenerative Fashion
The SMI Fashion Task Force, chaired by entrepreneur Federico Marchetti, has today announced its new Regenerative Fashion Manifesto which has been developed in partnership with the Circular Bioeconomy Alliance, led by scientist Marc Palahi.
Asset Manager & Asset Owner Task Force Launch a Suite of Resources
The SMI Asset Manager & Asset Owner Task Force launch resources to help institutional investors pursue net-zero; including guidance on asset stewardship & allocation and portfolio construction, and recommendations to accelerate transition finance.
HRH The Prince of Wales and Sir Jony Ive’s Terra Carta Design Lab announces the 20 finalists in partnership with the Royal College of Art
The Terra Carta Design Lab has announced 20 finalists to develop solutions to the climate crisis – ahead of the final four winning projects being selected in April 2022.
Technical advances in assessing natural climate solutions for global carbon markets
Science Working Group paper on technical advancements in the assessment of natural capital assets, in particular the measuring of forest carbon, providing routes to risk integrity for natural climate solutions in global carbon markets.
HRH The Prince of Wales launches the Terra Carta Seal in recognition of the commitment of global companies to creating a sustainable future.
The inaugural 2021 Terra Carta Seal recognises global companies which are driving innovation and demonstrating their commitment to, and momentum towards, the creation of genuinely sustainable markets.
The Sustainable Markets Initiative’s Natural Capital Investment Alliance announces 12 new members and plans to mobilise more than USD 10 billion of private capital
Today at the World Leaders’ Summit, COP26 in Glasgow during a session introduced by His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales, Dame Elizabeth Corley, Chair-Designate of Schroders plc, made the announcement.
HRH The Prince of Wales’ SMI Fashion Taskforce launches groundbreaking Digital ID with Sustainability Protocols at G20 in Rome
Fashion Taskforce’s members have committed to begin the Digital ID roll out process within their brands, along with the adoption of a circular data protocol with immediate effect
Ahead of G20 & COP26, HRH The Prince of Wales’ Sustainable Markets Initiative unveils new initiatives to support planet and nature
Ahead of crucial meetings at G20 and COP26, HRH The Prince of Wales and his Sustainable Markets Initiative today announce a suite of initiatives to unlock and accelerate the momentum towards a sustainable future