Sustainable Investing weekly blog: 25nd Feb 2022 (Issue 27)

This weeks top story considers the question “will the war accelerate Europe’s efforts to break the Russian gas link”?  In Generation, we review the exit of Korean giant LG Electronics from the global solar panel market, in Electrification, we highlight the expected upcoming SPAC deal for battery swapping company Gogoro , in Agtech, we discuss the emerging industry of fermentation. In Human Rights & Legal, its the EU Commission’s Draft proposal for a new Directive on Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence.  We finish with our “one last thought”, this time on the scale of bids for the US offshore wind leases