Media Coverage

Media Coverage

The Banker
| Regulators turn focus to the ‘S’ in ESG

Until recently, reporting on ESG issues has remained predominantly voluntary, explains Felicity Hall, senior associate at Global Counsel, a strategic advisory business. Self-reporting is common and checks are often made by desk research rather than actual visits.

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CNBC
| The psychology of panic buying: Why Brits are scrambling for gasoline

“Frankly, the country’s not geared up to have people buy five times as much fuel as they do in a given week, that’s just not how the supply chain works. It’s very difficult to repair it to meet that demand within a very short period of time,” Joe Armitage, lead analyst for U.K. politics at Global Counsel, told CNBC’s “Squawk Box Europe” on Tuesday.

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The Telegraph
| Operation Escalin won't solve fuel supply problems

 

The fundamental supply problem is long-term. But there are also better, more practical short-term fixes than sending in squaddies. With petrol stations in many regions of the country exhausting their supplies, the siren calls to ‘call in the army’ have inevitably begun. The British Armed Forces have stepped up...

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Wired
| The UK’s CO2 shortage was entirely predictable

The current CO2 shortage is a perfect storm of stretched supply chains and high prices. The government could have been more prepared.[...[  Only a few details about the deal have been disclosed, though the government says the agreed sum is less than £50m and will cover production costs only.“There are reasonable questions asked about whether it’s good value for money,” says Lilah Howson-Smith at advisory firm Global Counsel.

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