Post COP26 optimism about reaching Paris climate goals

14 November 2021 / published on The Hill

“There’s a significant move from where we started two weeks ago in terms of the pledges when you add them all up,” said Rick Saines, leading climate lawyer and Pollination Partner.

“The other thing that has been renewed is a commitment to come back next year and not just wait another five years to update NDCs,” he added. “So this is a decision that the parties have taken to keep the pressure on and keep the focus on increasing the ambition to bring us in line with 1.5.”

Australian carbon credit prices hit record high on demand surge

22 September 2021 / published on

“Alongside corporates looking to implement their net zero strategies, we are also seeing interest in the Australian market from investors that are increasingly viewing carbon as an asset class,” Phil Cohn

How much is a tree worth? Investors seek to build a market for nature

02 June 2021 / published on Financial Times

As organisations seek to make good on net zero commitments, interest in offsets has soared. Climate Asset Management, the venture between HSBC and Pollination, said it intended to launch a carbon offsets fund of up to $2bn.

Coal Scores a Win as Wider Climate Reckoning Rocks Fossil Fuels

27 May 2021 / published on

“Internationally, we’re seeing the transition to net zero accelerating across all sectors,” said Zoe Whitton

Banks’ climate push is more than just hot air

15 May 2021 / published on

Summerhayes, who now works at climate change advisory and investment firm Pollination, believes financial institutions now “get it” when it comes to climate risk. “The banks have come a long way in a short period of time. I think there’s now awareness within the banks about the challenge,” he says.

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