• COP blog: Promoting the investor voice on climate finance at COP22

    16 November 2016

    As Morocco's King Mohammed VI joined UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and UNFCCC Executive Secretary Patricia Espinosa yesterday to welcome dignitaries to Bab Ighli the tone was firmly one of collective effort to sustain the 'Spirit of Paris', regardless of who is poised to move into the White House next January.

  • COP blog: Words must now drive action

    09 November 2016

    As a fortnight of crucial UN climate talks get underway in Marrakesh, IIGCC institutional investor members are optimistic about the political momentum that has accrued around the climate agenda over recent weeks

  • Investor groups launch campaign to engage utility sector on climate change

    29 April 2016

    A group of investors representing $20 trillion has launched a campaign to engage with utility companies.

  • Osborne urged not to scrap UK carbon reporting

    14 March 2016

    UK Chancellor George Osborne is considering scrapping the requirement for listed companies report on their carbon emissions, according to the Institutional Investors Group on Climate Change (IIGCC), which has urged him not to take this "valuable" information away from shareholders.

  • Climate disclosure task force urged to recommend 2°C stress test

    10 February 2016

    Fossil fuel companies should stress test their businesses for a future in which global warming is limited to 2°C and disclose the results to investors.

  • Investors hope for ambitious Paris agreement this weekend

    11 December 2015

    Investors were cautiously optimistic that the Paris climate summit would over the weekend yield a landmark agreement to tackle emissions.

  • COP Blog: What investors want from Paris

    30 November 2015

    Leading global investors from Europe, the US and Australasia will turn out in force to attend the climate negotiations starting this week in Paris. Stephanie Pfeifer explains what they will be pressing for.

  • COP blog: investors raise their voices on climate change

    23 November 2015

    With so much time and energy focused on COP21, stakeholders might be forgiven for thinking that Paris is the endgame.

  • IIGCC demands policymakers tighten emissions testing after VW losses

    06 November 2015

    The Institutional Investors Group on Climate Change (IIGCC) has demanded that regulators to strengthen automotive emissions-testing standards after its members "lost significant investment value" in the aftermath of the Volkswagen scandal.

  • INDCs can limit global warming to 2.7°C, says UN's Figueres

    30 October 2015

    Investors have welcomed research suggesting that the national pledges made ahead of the Paris climate summit have the potential to limit global warming to 2.7°C.