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Global investors launch guide to drive engagement on climate risk with the automotive sector standard

London/Boston/Sydney, 11 October 2016 Less than a week after the UN confirmed the Paris Agreement would come into effect on 04 November this year, a global network of more than 250 institutional investors (representing assets worth over $24 Trn) has published a guide setting out the threats facing the automotive sector and investor expectations for how these companies must shift gear to adapt their business strategies to address climate related risk and build a sustainable low carbon transport system for the future. Launching Investor Expectations of Automotive Companies – Shifting gears to accelerate the transition to low carbon vehicles Stephanie Pfeifer, CEO for European investor network IIGCC said, “This guide signals a new area of concerted engagement between big investors and ...

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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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