As millions around the world take to the streets for the global climate strike a report by Global Coal Exit List (GCEL) reveals over half, 400 of 746, of the largest companies with significant coal exposure are still planning to expand their coal operations.
None of the 50 largest oil and gas companies have aligned their emission intensity with a pathway that would keep global warming to 2°C, as called for in the Paris Agreement on climate change, according to the Transition Pathway Initiative (TPI).
S&P Dow Jones Indices (DJI) and RobecoSAM have reviewed the companies in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) World and removed Citigroup, Shell and 3M from it. Citigroup remains in the DJSI North America, however.
An overwhelming 93% of institutional investors say climate change is still not being priced in by the key global financial markets as an investment risk, according to a report by asset manager BNY Mellon Investment Management and UK asset allocation research firm CREATE-Research.