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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 ...

TIAA commits to net zero

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 13 MAY 2021
... efforts as we continue to press carbon-intensive companies and individual assets to align with the goals of the Paris Agreement." TIAA will implement five-year interim carbon emission targets leading up to 2050. The first target is set for 2025.

ACSI launches new climate change policy

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  MONDAY, 26 APR 2021
... newly updated policy from ACSI aims to improve how companies approach climate change risk. The policy supports the Paris Agreement and the need for companies to commit to pathways for net zero emissions by 2050. "Climate change is one of the greatest ...

APRA releases draft climate change guidance

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 23 APR 2021
... that it does not create new requirements or obligations. "Since the Australian government became a party to the Paris Agreement, APRA has been raising awareness of climate-related risks to the financial sector," says APRA chair Wayne Byres. "Given the ...

WTW commits to net zero

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 16 APR 2021
... opportunities while delivering a reduction in emissions of more than 50% between 2015 and 2030, consistent with the Paris Agreement." The discretionary delegated investment portfolio in question has $166 billion in assets under management globally. "We ...

Amundi revamps climate fund

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  MONDAY, 12 APR 2021
... issues. Amundi head of the institutional and corporate clients division & ESG Jean-Jacques Barberis said within the Paris Agreement the concept of a fair transition is central to net-zero economies. "There will be no transition if it is not socially ...

Cbus awards $240m mandate

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 18 MAR 2021
... to products and services enabling mitigation of climate change. "All portfolio companies are aligned with the Paris Agreement and are positioned to provide significant net CO2 savings," Crawford said. "The strategy to invest in companies that will help ...

Mercer joins net-zero club

ELIZA BAVIN  |  WEDNESDAY, 3 MAR 2021
... Mercer said the commitment aligns with targeting a 1.5 degree Celsius limit on global temperature increases and the Paris Agreement's ambitions. Mercer Pacific chief investment officer Kylie Willment said the commitment is based on the belief that it ...
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