Tag Archive for 'Investor Network on Climate Risk'

Largest investors vow to seize initiative in wake of Durban climate talks at UN meeting on 12 January

December 23rd, 2011 by Ceres

Despite the weak economy and inconclusive climate talks in Durban, South Africa, global investors are bringing unprecedented attention to climate change and its wide-ranging risks and opportunities for investment portfolios. On 12 January 2012 nearly 500 of the world’s investors and most powerful financial players will gather at the United Nations to showcase their actions […]

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 […]