Category: References

Hong Kong Climate Action

The Paris Agreement designated the Global Stocktake as a process to assess climate action progress every five years and to provide a basis for more ambitious initiatives. The first Stocktake was concluded during the UN’s annual Climate Conference held in Dubai, UAE (“COP28”), covering scopes of mitigation, adaptation, finance, loss and damage, and other emerging topics. At the business level, there are […]

Carbon Trade: a primer

In a nutshell, carbon markets are trading systems in which carbon credits are sold and bought. Companies or individuals can use carbon markets to compensate for their greenhouse gas emissions by purchasing carbon credits from entities that remove or reduce greenhouse gas emissions. One tradable carbon credit equals one tonne of carbon dioxide or the […]

Understanding Data Analysis

Data analysis is the process of gathering, cleaning, analyzing and mining data, interpreting results, and reporting the findings. With data analysis we find patterns within data and correlations between different data points. And it is through these patterns and correlations that insights are generated, and conclusions are drawn. Data analysis helps businesses understand their past […]

References 5 Dec

Barret, J., et al. n.d. A just transition to a low-carbon and climate resilient economy. (COSATU policy on climate change). South Africa: COSATU Climate Change Project, COSATU. International Labour Office [ILO]. 2011. Anticipating skill needs for the low carbon economy? Difficult but not impossible. Available: https://www.ilo.org/skills/pubs/WCMS_168352/lang–en/index.htm [2020, October 22]. Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development [OECD]. 2014. Job creation […]