Net-Zero Asset Owner Alliance members to cut portfolio emissions 25-30% by 2025

Less than two weeks away from COP26, the UN-Convened Net Zero Asset Owner Alliance launches its inaugural, biennial Progress Report, highlighting that 29 of its member investors have committed to reducing portfolio emissions by 25-30% by 2025 across three asset classes. This range is higher than the targets set by the inaugural Target Setting Protocol,…

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The Alliance was launched by 43 Founding Members on 21 April 2021 and has since grown to represent over a third of global banking assets. We welcome those banks who have joined from the UN Principles for Responsible Banking and Collective Commitment to Climate Action, and from the Prince of Wales’ Sustainable Markets Initiative Financial…

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Join us We encourage insurers and reinsurers worldwide to join their peers by signing the commitment and joining the Alliance ahead of the UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP 26) in Glasgow on 1 – 12 November 2021. Help us win the race to zero! How to Join the Alliance: The Commitment Statement…

Net-Zero Asset Owner Alliance adds 5 new members managing $900 billion

The UN-convened Net-Zero Asset Owner Alliance announced the addition of five new members managing nearly one trillion US dollars of assets between them. UK-based joiners include the country’s largest long-term savings and retirement business, Phoenix Group, the country’s largest life insurer, L&G Group, and Rothesay, the UK’s largest pensions insurance specialist. Germany’s largest pension group…

Net-Zero Asset Owner Alliance more than triples membership to 37 since 2019 launch

21 April 2021 – The United Nations-convened Net-Zero Asset Owner Alliance today announces a tripling in membership from its launch at the UN Secretary General’s Climate Action Summit in September 2019, with 37 members now committing to set and report on interim targets towards net-zero portfolio emisisons by 2050. Alliance members Wespath and the David…

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  The Alliance represents over US$ 4.6 trillion and counting. We are delivering on a bold commitment to transition our investment portfolios to net-zero GHG emissions by 2050 and we want fellow leadership institutions to join us. We can demonstrate how investors can play a key role in helping the world deliver on a 1.5°C…

Ten UNEP FI members call on governments to step up on adaptation finance, make climate risk reporting commitments

Ten UNEP FI members are calling for greater action to boost adaptation finance and have made commitments on climate risk reporting. At the Climate Adaptation Summit 2021, the leading financial institutions delivered a statement calling for greater action on assessment, reporting and management of the physical risks of climate change, and asking policy makers to deliver mandatory disclosure requirements on climate risk.

UNEP FI and members at the Climate Adaptation Summit 2021

Join UNEP FI and members for an in-depth discussion on climate-related physical risk and a major announcement from ten financial institutions.

UNEP FI is hosting a side event at the Climate Adaptation Summit which will also see leading financial institutions announce their commitment to climate-related physical risk assessment and disclosure, while making a ‘call to action’ to the finance sector and governments around the globe to address the principal obstacles to greater disclosure.

U.N.-convened Net-Zero Asset Owner Alliance adds members managing combined $200 billion assets

The United Nations-convened Net-Zero Asset Owner Alliance has added three new members with combined assets under management (AUM) of $200 billion, committing to transition their investment portfolios to net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050. Announced at the 19th November Race to Zero Dialogues Finance Day, the new members are: Denmark’s P+, Pension Fund for Academics;…

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Over 50 Institutions have now joined the Sustainable Blue Economy Finance Initiative as Members or Signatories to the Principles. Signatories (as of 4 June 2021): Members (as of 14 May 2021): Founding Signatories of the Principles These pioneering organisations were the founding Singatories of the Sustainable Blue Economy Finance Principles: Alimentos Ventures, Aloe Private Equity,…

Banks share responses to COVID-19 crisis: Call to members to tell us about your company’s experiences

UNEP Finance Initiative is providing a platform for banks to exchange experiences and ideas as they take responsible action to support society and businesses in this unprecedented crisis. UNEP FI is encouraging its members to share their experiences and contact their regional coordinator to tell us how they are responding.  To help support their customers…

2019 in review: UNEP FI membership tops 300 as finance sector steps up on sustainable finance

2019 was a year of stellar achievement for UNEP FI and its members. In October, shortly after successful launches at the UN General Assembly in New York, our membership reached a tally of 300 banks, insurers and investors from around the globe. This review of the year provides highlights and we would like to use this opportunity to thank our members, supporting institutions and sponsors for their dedication to promoting sustainable finance and ensuring a more resilient, low-carbon future for all.

Canadian Members of UNEP FI Sign Statement of Support to the Final Report of the Expert Panel on Sustainable Finance

Several Canadian members of the United Nations Environment Programme Finance Initiative support the final recommendations of Canada’s Expert Panel on Sustainable Finance – Mobilizing Finance for Sustainable Growth. A statement that affirms financial institutions commitment to support the transition to a sustainable economy. The membership-led effort convened twelve organizations to affirm their commitment to mobilize…