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NEWSLETTER | November 2020

New report delves into the influence of ESG ratings on CCS investment

  

In a new report published by the Global CCS Institute, CCS legal and regulatory expert Ian Havercroft looks at the relationship between carbon capture and storage and ESG assessments. Public interest surrounding environmental, social and corporate governance considerations taken by companies is on the rise. With that, corporations are paying closer attention to ESG rating and its impact. 


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  Institute contributes to the Circular Carbon Economy Guide ahead of G20 summit

Ahead of the 2020 G20 summit, an informative guide on the circular carbon economy was developed whereby the  Institute was asked to contribute key insights. 

In a report titled 'Remove: Carbon Capture and Storage', General Manager Alex Zapantis  assesses the value of CCS as an effective technology to remove carbon dioxide from the atmosphere and support the establishment of a circular carbon economy. Key findings of the report were discussed during a webinar hosted by KAPSARC.

     

 CCS Talks: Institute to hold discussions on CCS opportunities in Europe's Benelux region

CCS is gaining momentum across Europe, and the Benelux countries are no exception. In an upcoming CCS Talks webinar, the Institute's Senior Client Engagement Lead, Bruno Gerrits, will be moderating discussions on transborder CCUS challenges and opportunities across the region. Guests will include academics, industry experts and representatives with the Benelux Union. 


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Institute holds successful Japan-Asia CCUS Forum

The Global CCS Institute, in partnership with Japan CCS Co. Ltd., held an online forum to discuss CCS development in Japan and Asia. The well attended event covered everything from current trends in the CCUS market to future deployment opportunities that will support 2050 net-zero goals. Speakers included representatives from  Kyoto University, the University of Texas, government representatives from Indonesia and Australia, and more.

     

 2020 Board Selection Panel Election

The Global CCS Institute received three Member nominations for two vacant BSP Elected Member positions. As a result, the Global CCS Institute is conducting an election to appoint two of the candidates to the vacant positions. The voting and election will be conducted in accordance with the Board Selection Panel Election Rules (BSP Election Rules) with each Member company entitled to one vote.   Voting closes on Friday, 20 November 2020 and the outcome of the election will be made available on our Members Portal on Friday, 27 November 2020.


     

2020 Annual General Meeting

The Global CCS Institute's 2020 Annual General Meeting was concluded on Thursday, 29 October 2020. We would like to congratulate Mr. Eric Redman, Mr. David Hone and Dr. Fiona Wild on their appointment as Directors for a second term.
     


UPCOMING CCS EVENTS

Transborder Opportunities and Challenges for CCUS Projects

Online Event | November 12 |15:00 - 16:00 CET

     

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