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Investors update guidance to strengthen engagement on climate risk with oil and gas companies standard

In a move designed to ensure oil and gas majors do far more to address the climate change challenge, global investors from Europe, North America, Asia and Australasia have today published an updated second edition of their guide setting out the challenges facing the sector and investor expectations for how oil and gas companies must act to adapt their business strategies to a 2°C climate change pathway. Read the press release Read the report

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Investors got the signal – Investor actions in 2016 since the Paris Climate Agreement. standard

“Investors got the signal.” That’s been the collective response of many of the world’s largest institutional investors since the Paris Climate Agreement was adopted last December, signalling that a low-carbon future has arrived and is accelerating now that the pact has been formally entered into force under international law. Read more

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The $7.7 trillion transition: major AIGCC report charts Asian climate finance standard

Asia Investor Group on Climate Change (AIGCC) launch: The $7.7 trillion transition: major new report charts Asian climate finance Tuesday  6  September,  Singapore:  To  mark  the  launch  of  the  new  Asia  Investor  Group  on  Climate  Change  (AIGCC)  today  in  Singapore,  the  group  is  releasing  the  most  comprehensive analysis to date of climate finance sector activity in Asia. The  report  – Investing  for  the  climate  in  Asia  C  undertaken  by  Asia  Research  and  Engagement  (ARE),  with  the  support  of  Australia  and  New  Zealand  Banking  Group  Limited  (ANZ),  reviewed  the  disclosure  of  leading  domestic  financial  institutions  across  the  Asia  Pacific  region  to  understand  the  state  of  the  finance  industry’s  response  to  climate change. This review included 36 banks, 30 investors, and 24 insurers. ...

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