The 2023 Corporate Climate Policy Engagement Leaders report provides an updated analysis of the global landscape for science-aligned climate policy influence, setting a clear bar for positive and active climate advocacy.
This briefing contains an overview of the corporate lobbying detected by InfluenceMap related to fossil fuels for the month of August 2023.
This report maps how European energy corporations are influencing climate and energy investment policy globally. Using LNG advocacy in Europe and Africa as a case study, it demonstrates how industry's attempts to influence policy risks locking in fossil fuels across the entire value chain, from upst...
FinanceMap's 2023 Asset Managers and Climate Change assessment of 45 of the world's largest asset managers shows that the firms have not made significant progress on climate goals since 2021, despite an increase in climate targets through Net Zero Asset Managers and similar initiatives.
A comprehensive assessment of the world's 30 largest listed financial institutions shows a clear disconnect between the concrete short-term targets and actions needed to address the climate emergency and the limited, long-term targets currently being set by the financial sector. This research seeks ...
This research assesses 723 equity funds specifically marketed using ESG- and climate-related key words, with over US$330 billion in total net assets. It does so on the basis of two climate criteria (portfolio Paris Agreement alignment and fossil fuel intensity) likely to be of primary interest to in...
InfluenceMap has assessed a 7th March joint letter sent by oil and gas industry associations advocating for fossil gas and LNG development to Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida on its accuracy using findings and recommendations from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)
New research shows that despite their high-level support for action on climate change, the largest US banks are not engaging in support for key US climate-related policy measures. At the same time, these banks retain membership to industry associations that are actively opposing key climate policies...
This briefing highlights the involvement of the fossil fuel industry in the "anti-ESG" political movement in the US, from the movement's inception to the present.
An overview of the corporate lobbying detected by InfluenceMap related to fossil fuels and methane for the month of May 2023.
This research details an active effort from the US oil and gas industry capitalize on the war in Ukraine to advocate for long-standing policy asks relating to the continued expansion of oil and gas. The research looks at the month following the invasion of Ukraine on the 24th February 2022. This has...
The five Big Tech companies (Apple, Alphabet, Amazon, Facebook & Microsoft) account for more than 25% of the value of the S&P500 and 20% of its Q3 2020 profits.
This briefing contains an overview of the corporate lobbying detected by InfluenceMap related to fossil fuels for the month of July 2023.
New analysis shows heavy emitters push back against ambitious reforms of Australia’s Safeguard Mechanism
An overview of the corporate lobbying detected by InfluenceMap related to fossil fuels and methane for the month of June 2023.
This report analyzes the climate-related policy messaging and engagement of the Canadian oil and gas industry. If finds that despite the Canadian oil and gas sector's widespread use of net zero commitments and narratives, the industry remains strategically opposed to science-based policy to deliver ...
Utilities carry significant clout in policymaking processes, particularly at the subnational level, and have a critical role to play in advancing the legislation and regulation needed to mitigate climate change. This report analyzes the climate policy engagement of the 25 largest investor-owned ener...
European companies backing robust, science-based regulation on CO2 emissions under the EU Sustainable Finance Taxonomy are also performing better on stock markets when compared with their peers that are opposing the same policy, according to analysis of InfluenceMap's policy position scores and fina...
Research by InfluenceMap reveals the California based tech giant's pledges on the use of renewable energy are backed up by its calls to policy makers to push through ambitious climate change policy and legislation. Apple tops our current scoring with its recent support of ambitious climate policy a...
New documents reveal how the Federal Chamber of Automotive Industries (FCAI) has led a strategic, coordinated campaign to push back against Australian fuel efficiency standards.
This briefing provides an analysis of the climate-related policy engagement of the Korea Automobile Manufacturers Association (KAMA), which includes Hyundai Motor, KIA, General Motors Korea (GM Korea), and Renault Korea Motors in its corporate members. KAMA acts as the collective voice of automakers...
New research finds that US truck manufacturers are actively lobbying to weaken and delay key US climate policies promoting zero-emission trucks, while simultaneously running PR campaigns that appear to promote the decarbonization of the sector.
Truck-makers oppose EPA tailpipe plan despite public pledges
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US airlines ally with farmers to seek subsidies for corn as jet fuel
Canada's money managers mirror ESG backtrack on Wall Street: report
The Japan Energy Transition Initiative (JETI) is a collaboration of global and Japanese knowledge providers dedicated to accelerating the energy transition among business, finance and policy makers in Japan.
InfluenceMap maintains the FinanceMap platform which is the most comprehensive publicly available metrics and analysis of the asset management sector through a climate lens, both on portfolios and corporate stewardship.
InfluenceMap maintains the world’s leading database of corporate and industry association lobbying of climate policy around the globe. Our research and reports have been informing investors, the media and the corporate sector since 2015. InfluenceMap is a data provider to the Climate Action 100+ investor process.
The Automotive Climate Tool combines InfluenceMap's leading analysis of the climate policy engagement for twelve of the world’s largest automakers, with industry-standard data from S&P Global on their forecasted zero-emission production out to 2029. It highlights how the climate strategies of the world’s largest automakers are undermining a 1.5°C-aligned transition
The CA100+ Investor Hub contains LobbyMap’s profiles and metrics for the 166 target companies under the Climate Action 100+ investor initiative, a list that accounts for up to 80% of corporate industrial greenhouse gas emissions globally. The platform holds additional resources covering the companies’ key industry associations, assessments of their corporate lobbying reviews, and briefings on relevant shareholder resolutions.
This platform contains rankings and profiles for 80+ of the largest financial institutions in Europe and the US, along with their industry associations. Its focus is on their engagement with sustainable finance policy. The platform contains links to InfluenceMap reports relating to sustainable finance and "live lobbying updates" – the most significant lobbying developments on sustainable finance tracked by the LobbyMap team, updated on a weekly basis.
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