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Investors urge G20 on Paris accord commitments

Stephanie Pfeifer

Long-term institutional investors – 390 representing more than $22 trillion in assets – have written to G20 heads of state urging governments to stand by their commitments to the Paris Agreement at their upcoming Summit in Hamburg, Germany on July 7-8, 2017. Underscoring the urgency of action by G7 and G20 nations to implement the global climate pact and deliver their emissions ...

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Over 200 investors urge Paris Agreement implementation

Mindy Lubber

Long-term institutional investors representing more than $15 trillion in assets have written to G7 heads of state, urging governments to stand by their commitments to the Paris Agreement at their upcoming Summit in Taormina, Italy on May 26-27, 2017. Underscoring the urgency of action by G7 nations to implement the global climate pact and deliver their emissions reduction commitments (nationally-determined ...

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Why world’s largest investors are taking climate action

Julian-Poulter

The world’s biggest investors are responding to the global commitment to tackle climate change and are rapidly scaling up action to protect their portfolios, reveals the annual benchmark report on the industry from the Asset Owners Disclosure Project (AODP). Sixty percent of the world’s 500 biggest asset owners, with funds worth $27 trillion, now recognise the financial risks of climate ...

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Government, investors meet over issuance of Green Bonds

Nigerian Stock Exchange

“Nigeria is committed to sustainable economic development. The Lagos event is a concrete step in the process of developing and issuing our 2017 Sovereign Green Bonds programme.” Those are the assuring words of Amina Mohammed, the Minister of Environment, as the nation’s aspiration to become a green economy inches closer. This is courtesy of a forum that pits Federal Government ...

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Investors ask G20 to phase out fossil fuel subsidies

Angela Merkel

Investors and insurers with more than $2.8 trillion in assets under management on Wednesday, 15 February 2017 called on the group of G20 economies to phase out fossil fuel subsidies by 2020 in order to accelerate green investment and reduce climate risk. The call came just before a G20 Foreign Ministers Meeting in Bonn, Germany to prepare for a Summit in ...

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Banks, investors back sustainable finance under UNEP initiative

Michel Sapin

Nearly 20 leading global banks and investors, totaling $6.6 trillion in assets, on Monday, 30 January 2017 in Paris, France launched the Principles for Positive Impact Finance – a first-of-its-kind set of criteria for investments to be considered sustainable. “The Principles are a timely initiative from the finance sector. They demonstrate the willingness of financial institutions to go beyond current ...

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Investors urge G20 leaders to ratify climate pact

Hangzhou

As leaders of the world’s largest economies prepare to attend the upcoming G20 meeting in Hangzhou, China, 130 investors with over $13 trillion in assets under management (AUM) have written to the G20 Heads of State, urging them to ratify the Paris Climate Change Agreement this year. The investors, from a coalition of six organisations, have also called on G20 ...

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Half of world’s top 500 investors ignoring climate risks

AODP CEO Julian Poulter

Report on institutions worth $38 trillion finds growth in low carbon investment and support for climate resolutions but little progress on stranded asset risk Climate change is rapidly moving up the agenda for the world’s biggest investors as pension funds and insurers recognise the need for action to protect the savings and financial security of hundreds of millions of people, ...

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Businesses devise ways to adapt strategies to climate goal

Stephanie Pfeifer

A week after more than 170 countries signed the Paris Agreement and investors voted on a shareholder climate risk resolution at the AGM of US utility AES Corporation, a global network of more than 270 institutional investors (representing assets worth over €20 trillion) has published a guide setting out the threats facing the utilities sector and investor expectations for how ...

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