Ground-breaking PRI sovereign investor engagement initiative expands
More investors have been asked to join a ground-breaking collaborative fixed income investor engagement initiative for sovereign issuers coordinated by the UN Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI).
$42trn investor group tells governments to act on methane pledge
602 investors representing about $42 trillion in assets under management have called on governments ahead of COP27 to implement five policy actions, including committing to implement the Global Methane Pledge.
Focus on banking transition plans as priority, IIGCC recommends
A proposed 'gold standard' for company and investor net-zero transition planning should prioritise the banking sector, according to a €51 trillion ($52 trillion) group of institutional investors.
IPCC report 'highlights need for adaptation finance'
The latest report from the UN's Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) laid bare the pressing need to invest in adapting to the physical impacts of a warming planet.
Simplifying the CA100+ net-zero benchmark is 'laughable'
Criticism of the Net-Zero Company Benchmark developed by Climate Action 100+ (CA100+) being "too complicated" has been described as "laughable,"...
Investors must scrutinise Asian companies' CCS assumptions
Investors have been urged to carefully scrutinise the carbon capture and storage solutions (CCS) projections associated with the net-zero transition plans of Asian companies.
IGCC: New Zealand should avoid 'box-ticking' climate standards
New Zealand's climate risk disclosures are "at risk of becoming a box-ticking exercise" without linking them to an actual objective...
IGCC: Australian 2030 climate target is 'deep concern to investors'
Australia's failure to commit to an ambitious target for decarbonising by 2030 risks blocking billions of dollars of investment, the Investor Group on Climate Change (IGCC) has said.
CLP to cut out coal by 2040 following engagement
Hong Kong-based power company CLP Group will drop coal by 2040 and target net zero by 2050...
Investor groups outline Australian mandatory climate disclosure roadmap
The UN Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI), Investor Group on Climate Change (IGCC) and CDP have published a roadmap...