Frequently Asked Questions

Why have the regional investor groups formed a coalition?

By forming a coalition, the regional investor groups have a platform to conduct international activities on climate policy and investment practice. As the regional groups have similar objectives, work programmes and membership, a global platform enables more information sharing and common projects to better serve members.

What are the benefits of collaboration of the groups?

The advantages of a regular collaboration and common projects enables activities on a larger scale and greater effectiveness at delivering on the key objectives of the investor groups on policy and investment practice.

What is the Global Investor Coalition on Climate Change be called for short?


What does the GIC do?

The GIC regional investor networks collaborate on joint international projects focused on climate policy, corporate engagement and investment practices, including investor statements on climate change. The GIC collaborates and coordinates investor engagement on climate change issues with key international organizations and institutions including the United Nations, the G20, OECD, the World Bank, IFC, regional development banks and a number of NGOs. The GIC has launched several joint projects and statements to date. Visit the projects page for more information.

How does the GIC make decisions?

The four regional groups collaborate in a consensus decision making approach. Each regional group will be represented by their senior executive.

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