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  • $42trn investor group tells governments to act on methane pledge

    02 November 2022

    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

    19 July 2022

    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'

    28 February 2022

    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'

    13 January 2022

    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

    14 December 2021

    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

    22 November 2021

    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'

    26 October 2021

    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

    24 September 2021

    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

    29 June 2021

    The UN Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI), Investor Group on Climate Change (IGCC) and CDP have published a roadmap...

  • BlackRock, Vanguard among 43 new Net Zero Asset Managers Initiative members

    29 March 2021