Paul Jaffe, Head of ESG for Real Assets at the Church Commissioners for England, talks about the importance of collecting “meaningful” data and taking a disciplined approach to sustainability.
Asset managers globally are increasingly focusing on investment in climate solutions, while deforestation, biodiversity and water gain ground, explains Ceres Vice President Kirsten Snow Spalding.
US fund managers are caught between a fierce anti-ESG campaign by Republicans and mounting efforts to curb greenwashing, explains John Kostyack, Adviser to Sierra Club’s Fossil-Free Finance campaign.
Bridging the gap between short-term asset managers’ and long-term universal owners’ diverging views remains a challenge, explains GRI Board Chair Carol Adams, as the initiative releases its latest standard.
Ryan Levinson, Founder of SunFunder and Head of Emerging Market Energy Transition at Mirova, tells how he charted his journey from crowdfunder to large-scale debt finance provider in the emerging markets clean energy transition.
Laith Cahill, IIGCC Senior Specialist on Net Zero Stewardship, says new voting guidance reflects how climate has become integral to company strategy.
Dr Sarah Chapman, Global Chief Sustainability Officer at Canadian insurer and investor Manulife, says investments in people and planet can be mutually reinforcing.
The investment community may have limited control over net zero targets, but it can enable better outcomes, says London Business School Executive Fellow Tom Gosling.
Anjali Viswamohanan, Director of Policy at the Asia Investor Group on Climate Change, says governments should work closely with stakeholders on resilience and adaptation measures.
At COP28 and elsewhere an army of lobbyists are seeking to sway key decisions on the pace of climate policy, according to Faye Holder, Programme Manager for Oil and Gas at InfluenceMap.
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