Ernst and Young

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The three Rs of the circular economy – reduce, reuse and recycle – may be the mantra for the 2020s.

1. Full disclosure Organisations will no longer be able to claim to be sustainable without proving it. Consumers and investors want to know what comp(...)

Sustainability and environmental, social and governance (ESG) matters generally are increasingly relevant in investment decisions, customer choices, or in reputation risk management practices undertaken by businesses.

Auditing and transparency on carbon footprint are now core to big business and the reporting of financial risk associated with climate change is a cri(...)

Sustainable shopping: Help by only buying what you are going to eat. The average household  wastes €800 a year on food going into the bin.

As individuals, it’s easy to feel helpless in the face of climate change but we’re not. Every step we take can make a difference. 1. Once lockdown re(...)

Financial incentives will help people feel their individual actions have a purpose and an effect in relation to climate change. Photograph: iStock

1. Let tech lead the transition “From a source perspective we are still, despite all of our efforts, in an age of oil. To get to a net zero position(...)

‘We’ve almost got to get to the position where we buy EVs for people in order to get them to get rid of their 1990s cars.’ Photograph: iStock

The Government has adopted a carrot and stick approach to consumer decarbonisation. Subsidies to ease the financial pain of an electric vehicle (EV) a(...)

People are building their  lifestyles around their homes as centres of gravity where they work, play and stay healthy. Photograph: iStock

According to a study published in the European Journal of Social Psychology, it can take between 18 and 254 days to form a new habit and an average of(...)

Project Ireland 2040 includes a range of projects that will cost, in some instances, hundreds of millions of euro – such as the Metrolink, the north runway at Dublin Aiport, and the Luas Green Line capacity enhancement. Photograph: Alan Betson

Some bodies responsible for delivering the €116 billion “Project Ireland” infrastructure plan will face “significant capability challenges”, a report (...)

The IFSC and Dublin port.  Dublin remains the most popular choice for UK financial services firms to relocate staff or operations to. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Dublin remains the most popular choice for UK financial services firms to relocate staff or operations to, with 36 firms saying they have confirmed or(...)

Dublin was the most popular destination for financial services companies moving businesses out of London ahead of Brexit in 2020, claims British Sunday newspaper, The Observer.

Dublin was the most popular destination for financial services companies moving businesses out of London ahead of Brexit in 2020, claims British Sunda(...)

EY also said it would invest in services that help its clients profitably decarbonise their businesses

EY Ireland has said it plans to be carbon negative – offsetting more carbon than it emits – in 2021 and to reduce overall emissions by 40 per cent. O(...)

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