Sean Wright (Environmental Defense Fund) and Matthias Beer (BMO GAM) join the PRI’s Gemma James to discuss why methane emissions are a material issue for investors in the context of climate change. This coincides with the launch of a new investor guide to methane on how to manage the risks through company engagement.
Case study by RLAM
A ‘just transition’ for workers and communities as the world’s economy responds to climate change was included as part of the 2015 Paris Agreement.
Methane management is a key strategic challenge for oil and gas companies (See Table 1). Investors will read the strategy section of a TCFD report to understand how methane-related risks and opportunities impact its business, and how met hane mitigation is integrated into the company’s shortand
The PRI and six signatories are participating in a UK and Chinese government-backed pilot on climate-related and environmental risk disclosure. This initiative and was announced at the ninth UK-China Economic and Financial Dialogue in December 2017.
The PRI hosted a webinar on climate scenario analysis and the online PACTA climate scenario analysis tool. This tool, developed by 2⁰ Investing Initiative (2dii), was launched in September 2018 with the support of the Insurance Commissioner of California and the PRI.
Whilst plastic is fundamental to everyday life, plastic waste poses significant reputational risks, particularly for the food, beverage and retail sectors.