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Insurers can play leading role in mitigating climate change risk

September 21st, 2012 by Ceres

According to a Ceres report “Stormy Future for U.S. Property and Casualty Insurers: The Growing Costs and Risks of Extreme Weather Events, published in September 2012, worsening weather in a warming world poses a growing risk to the financial stability of insurance companies and has broad ramifications for the economy and society. The report outlines a […]

Guide for companies and investors on management of climate impacts

June 21st, 2012 by Ceres

Calvert Investments, Ceres and Oxfam America have released a guide, “Physical Risks from Climate Change” for companies to improve their analysis and management of the risks that climate change poses to their operations and supply chains. The groups also urged better transparency and disclosure from companies on the threats they face because of increasingly frequent […]

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 […]