Examining climate disclosure through an in-depth look at the upcoming ExxonMobil climate disclosure resolution.
Canny investors recognise the need to understand climate risk and protect investments.
A study by Christophe McGlade and Paul Ekins demonstrates that in order to limit global warming to 2oC above pre-industrial levels, a third of oil reserves, half of gas reserves and over 8o% of coal reserves should remain unused until at least 2050.
To understand an issue as complex and important as redirecting the global economy to avoid dangerous climate change, the numbers matter.
Christopher Kaminker of the OECD has identified barriers to institutional investors filling the financing gap in sustainable energy investing, outlining recommendations to policy makers on how these barriers can be mitigated.
A paper from Ben Caldecott and Dane Rook lays out why investment consultants are not having a bigger influence on the uptake of green investment practices by asset owners.
Mats Andersson, Patrick Bolton and Frédéric Samama demonstrate that a decarbonised index offers long-term, passive investors a way to hedge climate change risk without sacrificing financial returns.
A Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL) report shows that up to half of the losses from shifting market sentiment to climate change can be offset through asset allocation, but that the remaining half is unhedgeable at the investor level, leaving investors exposed unless system-wide action is taken.
Current and former Chief Justices and leading Professors of law from around the world have endorsed a set of principles that set obligations for enterprises and investors in the face of climate change.