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Ninety One launches net zero index

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  MONDAY, 1 NOV 2021
... sovereign debt investors with an independently verified assessment of the alignment of sovereign bonds with the Paris agreement. It comes after Ninety One released a white paper arguing there are flaws in asset managers' and owners' interpretations of ...

CFS joins firms in net zero alignment

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  THURSDAY, 28 OCT 2021
... Sachs have announced their commitment to net zero initiatives. CFS announced its alignment to the goals of the Paris Agreement and is committing to net zero emissions by 2050. As the first step in reaching this, CFS set a target to reduce greenhouse ...

HESTA pushes for net zero legislation

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 22 OCT 2021
... change, then it's time government and policy makers catch up." The IGCC estimates that if Australia adopted the Paris Agreement's 2030 goals and committed to net zero, it could unlock $131 billion in additional investment and job opportunities over the ...

Rest firms up net zero pathway

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 21 OCT 2021
... annualised investment returns could be nearly two percentage points higher by 2040 if the world acts to achieve the Paris Agreement goals. Rest said its average 48-year-old member has an account balance of $67,000 and earns around $48,000 per year. A ...

ESG investing 2.0 emerges

KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 7 OCT 2021
... Overseas, China, Japan and South Korea made a commitment to reduce emissions in late 2020, while the US re-signed the Paris Agreement last January. The United Nations Climate Change Conference or COP26, which takes place this month, will also accelerate ...

Resolution Capital adds infrastructure fund

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 5 OCT 2021
... particularly in regard to climate change risk, excluding any investments that the manager believes won't meet Paris Agreement targets. This may include oil and gas transportation and storage, Resolution Capital said. This is a real point of difference ...

MSCI launches implied temperature tool

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 15 SEP 2021
... recommends all financial institutions measure and disclose the alignment of their portfolios with the goals of the Paris Agreement using forward-looking metrics. "Climate change is the greatest challenge of our time and capital markets participants are ...

Fidelity adds new climate, gender policies

KANIKA SOOD  |  TUESDAY, 27 JUL 2021
... and other greenhouse gas emissions. This includes setting and reporting on ambitious targets aligned to the UN's Paris Agreement on climate change including an approach to net zero." Fidelity said it will vote against the management of companies that ...

Weeding out net zero fakers

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 19 MAY 2021
... it's not just companies making these commitments, investors are now committing to net zero in line with the Paris Agreement - especially institutional investors like super funds. And this could change the quality of action from companies to decarbonise ...

More super funds make climate commitments

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  MONDAY, 17 MAY 2021
... and practical actions these organisations are taking to address climate risk and help achieve the goals of the Paris Agreement," Investor Group on Climate Change chief executive officer Emma Herd said. "We are proud to have our first bank partner on ...
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