LobbyMap Platforms

Access LobbyMap's company and industry association profiles and metrics, and investigate regional, policy and sector-based climate policy engagement trends in real time by exploring the LobbyMap Platforms

The CA100+ Investor Hub

The CA100+ Investor Hub contains LobbyMap’s profiles and metrics for the 166 target companies under the Climate Action 100+ investor initiative, a list that accounts for up to 80% of corporate industrial greenhouse gas emissions globally. The platform holds additional resources covering the companies’ key industry associations, assessments of their corporate lobbying reviews, and briefings on relevant shareholder resolutions.

Sustainable Finance Platform

This platform contains rankings and profiles for 80+ of the largest financial institutions in Europe and the US, along with their industry associations. Its focus is on their engagement with sustainable finance policy. The platform contains links to InfluenceMap reports relating to sustainable finance and "live lobbying updates" – the most significant lobbying developments on sustainable finance tracked by the LobbyMap team, updated on a weekly basis.

Latest Reports

US Heavy-Duty Transport & Climate Change

December 2022

New research finds that US truck manufacturers are actively lobbying to weaken and delay key US climate policies promoting zero-emission trucks, while simultaneously running PR campaigns that appear to promote the decarbonization of the sector.

Japanese Industry Groups and Climate Policy

November 2022

Heavy industry groups along with the Japan Business Federation (Keidanren) dominate Japan's climate agenda. Their staunch opposition to policies like carbon taxation and continued advocacy for thermal fossil power is disconnected from their own support of the government's 2050 net zero target, an...

Fossil Fuels Climate Lobbying Update:
October 2022

November 2022

An overview of the corporate lobbying detected by InfluenceMap related to oil, fossil gas, and methane for the month of October 2022.

Live Lobbying Updates

LobbyMap updates its assessment of companies and industry associations on a weekly basis. Live lobbying updates provide key updates of how these organizations are attempting to influence climate-related policy debates in real-time.

​​Volkswagen expresses support for e-fuels amidst last-minute attempts by EU members states to weaken 2035 zero-emission CO2 target

17 March 2023

​​In a 13th March Financial Times article, Volkswagen CEO, Oliver Blume, appeared unsupportive of the European Union’s planned 2035 zero-emissions target for light-duty vehicles, advocating for a long-term role for e-fuels and stating that “the (German) federal government has to undertake the respective steps”. This statement comes as the German government is undergoing negotiations with the EU Commission, having expressed last-minute opposition to the regulation in its final stages.​

​​Australian Energy Council opposes inclusion of environmental objectives in Western Australia’s State Electricity Objective​

17 March 2023

​​In a March 10 consultation submission, the Australian Energy Council (AEC) appeared to oppose the inclusion of an environmental objective in Western Australia’s State Electricity Objective (SEO). The AEC stated that the SEO, which is planned for inclusion in the Electricity Industry Act 2004, should not prioritize investment on environmental grounds and that environmental regulation is best governed through Western Australia’s existing independent environmental approval process. ​

​​New South Wales Minerals Council opposes early retirement of coal assets ​

17 March 2023

​​In a March 15 op-ed, New South Wales Minerals Council (NSWMC) CEO, Stephen Galilee, appeared to oppose the early retirement of coal assets in New South Wales. Galilee called for the planned 2025 closure of the Eraring coal-fired power station to be delayed until replacement generation is ready, emphasizing the risks of electricity shortages, blackouts and energy price increases.​