1.5° Pathway

See Pathways


See: Conflict Minerals.

Africa Climate Summit (ACS)

An African climate summit, the inaugural event being held in Nairobi, Kenya from 4 – 8 September 2023.

Africa integrated assessment on air pollution and climate change

A project under the Climate and Clean Air Coalition (CCAC) and UNEP that links sustainable development to clean air and climate action to deliver agriculture, health and environmental benefits.


A person who does not identify themselves as having a particular gender.

Article 6 fund

A fund defined in Article 6 of SFDR, that does not integrate any kind of sustainability into the investment process and could include stocks currently excluded by ESG funds


In an ESG context, the portion of any outcomes that can be claimed by an intervention.

Australasian Centre for Corporate Responsibility (ACCR)

An Australian research and shareholder advocacy organisation focused on engaging with investors on how listed companies, industry associations, and other entities are managing climate, labour, human rights and governance issues.


The BedMachine project is an Antarctic bed topography product based on ice thickness data from 19 different research institutes dating back to 1967.

Beyond Petrochemicals

An $85 million campaign launched by Bloomberg Philanthropies in 2022 to oppose construction of new plastic production facilities in Louisiana, Texas, and the Ohio River Valley.

Beyond Petrochemicals: People over Pollution

A Bloomberg Philanthropies campaign to halt the rapid expansion of petrochemical and plastic pollution in the United States.

Carbon accounting

A way of measuring the climate impact of an organisation’s business activities by using accounting principles to quantify its greenhouse gas emissions.

Carbon negative

Also known (rather confusingly) as carbon positive, an activity that goes beyond achieving net-zero carbon emissions to create an environmental benefit by removing additional carbon dioxide from the atmosphere.

CFO Coalition for Sustainable Development Goals

A platform for CFOs to interact with their peers, investors, financial institutions, and the United Nations to share ideas, develop new concepts and frameworks, and provide recommendations to unlock private capital and create a market for mainstream SDG investments.

Collective Impact

A collaborative approach of working together and sharing information to solve problems.

Core Carbon Principles (CCPs)

Core Carbon Principles (CCPs) set threshold standards for high-quality carbon credits, provide guidance on how to apply the CCPs and define which carbon-crediting programs and methods are CCP-eligible.

Corporate Defence Management (CDM)

The multi-dimensional framework employed by an organisation to manage the critical components which constitute its corporate defense program.


See Diversity and Inclusion

Dasgupta Review

An independent review on the economics of biodiversity, commissioned by the UK government and produced by Professor Sir Partha Dasgupta from the University of Cambridge.

Electronic Industry Citizenship Coalition (EICC)

See Responsible Business Alliance

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