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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 […]

Study led by Mercer determines that continued delay in climate change policy action could cost institutional investors trillions of dollars

February 17th, 2011 by Mercer

On 15 February 2011 Mercer’s Responsible Investment (RI) team launched “Climate Change Scenarios – Implications for Strategic Asset Allocation” which finds that: Climate change could contribute as much as 10% to portfolio risk over the next 20 years Investors could benefit from increased allocation to infrastructure, real estate, private equity, agriculture land, timberland and sustainable […]