Tag Archive for 'Institutional Investors Group on Climate Change'

World’s largest investors urge government policy action to tackle human induced climate change

October 22nd, 2011 by Ceres

Despite the global economic crisis, and increased market volatility, the world’s largest investors have urged governments and international policy makers to take new and meaningful steps to tackle the cause of human induced climate change. In a joint statement, the group of 285 investors representing more than $20 trillion in assets, stressed the urgent need […]

Global investor practices relating to climate change

June 14th, 2011 by Ceres

The Institutional Investors Group on Climate Change (“IIGCC”), the North American Investor Network on Climate Risk (INCR) and Australia/New Zealand Investor Group on Climate Change (IGCC) jointly published a report on 13 June detailing the investment practices of asset managers, such as primary fund managers, and asset owners, such as pension funds, towards climate change […]

The Prince of Wales addresses EU’s Low Carbon Prosperity Summit

February 9th, 2011 by European Parliament

The Prince of Wales called on the public and private sectors to work together to secure both a stable economy and a stable environment. Speaking at the Low Carbon Prosperity Summit in the European Parliament in Brussels on 9 February 2011, The Prince highlighted the growing risks posed to long-term economic growth by climate change […]