Big Take cover logo

Big Banks are “Quiet Quitting” Their Climate Promises

13m · Big Take · 01 Apr 20:09

Big banks made big promises to help fight climate change. But as the world warms, those institutions are quietly cooling on their plans.

On today’s Big Take podcast, Bloomberg reporter Alastair Marsh joins host Sarah Holder to break down why banks are rethinking their commitments, and what that could mean for the climate crisis.

See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

The episode Big Banks are “Quiet Quitting” Their Climate Promises from the podcast Big Take has a duration of 13:25. It was first published 01 Apr 20:09. The cover art and the content belong to their respective owners.

More episodes from Big Take

‘Bluey’: A Blue Heeler Worth $2 Billion With an Uncertain Future

Bluey, the Australian animated TV show about a family of Blue Heeler dogs, is worth $2 billion. But isBlueyworth that without the show’s auteur Joe Brumm in the picture? The release of a special extended episode coming this weekend is sparking rumors about the smash-hit sensation.

On today’s Big Take podcast, Bloomberg’s Devin Leonard and Reyhan Harmanci join host David Gura to talk about the beloved program, the secret to its broad appeal, and the challenge of managingBluey’s commercial success. Featuring some of our youngest listeners.

Further reading: HowBlueyBecame a $2 Billion Smash Hit—With an Uncertain Future

See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

The Cost of Keeping US Steel US-Owned

A Japanese company’s bid to buy US Steel has sparked a fight with the United Steelworkers union — and put the company at the center of the 2024 presidential contest.

Today on the Big Take, Bloomberg reporters Joe Deaux and Josh Wingrove join host David Gura to trace why the deal came to a halt, how the company fits into Joe Biden and Donald Trump’s brands of political nostalgia, and why the fate of this deal could have an outsized impact on the election.

See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Why Pricey Private Colleges Don’t Always Pay Off

It’s college acceptance season and many students are facing a decision: prestigious private universities versus cheaper public options. But if they’re looking at college as an investment in their future, there are some metrics worth considering.

Today on the Big Take podcast, personal finance reporters Paulina Cachero and Francesca Maglione join host Sarah Holder to dig into data on the return on investment at colleges and universities in the US. And given the ballooning price of higher education, they found that, based on financial ROI, prestige doesn’t always pay off.

See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

How India Could Overtake China As the Fastest Growing Economy

India is posting some of the most robust economic growth rates right now in the world. And with China slowing, India could become the new engine of global economic growth.

But it will take strategic investments, increased labor participation and more for India to achieve its economic ambitions. Today on the show, Bloomberg’s New Delhi-based economics and politics reporter Dan Strumpf joins host Sarah Holder to discuss India’s roadmap, and what its success could mean for the rest of the world.

See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

On the Ground With Yellen in China

The US-China relationship saw several years of instability — including a trade war, China’s Covid-Zero policy and the discovery of a Chinese spy balloon above the United States.

And now, with both sides keen to resume cooperation, Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen is wrapping up a trip to China with strong words about the country’s manufacturing strategy and its alleged support of Russia’s war effort.

See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Every Podcast » Big Take » Big Banks are “Quiet Quitting” Their Climate Promises